University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1785
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Date Made: 300 BCE to 200 BCE
Early Date: -300
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Brass
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Pegasus
Chimera
Height: 1.3cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1785 - Sommerville Gem Number
74 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

chimaera with feline ears, facing to the right, head to the viewer; goatshead above lion's back; no snake head on tail; modern mount


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 24-25, no. 25; taf. 8View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 74View Objects cited in this Publication

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