University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1982
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 300-399 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Gryllos
Cock
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1982 - Sommerville Gem Number
295 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Gryllus cock walking to right. Workmanship: Roman IV century or later.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 295View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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