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Gem

Scarab

Ring

Object Number:29-128-1848
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Hellenistic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Hellenistic Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Plasma
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Menelaus
Patrocles
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1848 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Plasma, scarab. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Menalaus carrying body of Patrokles whose weapons lie on ground at right in front of them. Italic or perhaps Hellenistic Greek.

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