University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-37
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Diana
Selene
Biga
Horses
Length: 3.1cm
Width: 2.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number37 - Sommerville Number

Description

Selene driving a biga to right. The horses are rearing back and her drapery billows out over her head and behind her.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 668, no. 37View Objects cited in this Publication

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