University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-550
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Basalt
Technique:Intaglio
Height: 1 cm
Length: 6.5 cm
Width: 4.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:550 - Sommerville Gem Number
E15351 - New Number
E15351 - Old Museum Number

Description

Sommerville: Basalt. Phoenician scarabeus. Beautiful and rare. From the Zanetti collection. Phoenician scarabeus are rare. Phoenician Amulets, Seals, Scarabei, Etc, Case GG.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 703, no. 550, pl. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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