University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-904
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Apollo
Artemis
Height: 1.7cm
Width: 1.2cm
Depth: 0.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number904 - Sommerville Gem Number
98 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern gold ring setting) Stone with film of white, chipped on surface. Apollo standing holding laurel branch, facing. Diana is holding bow and drawing an arrow from quiver. A star above them in center; ground line. Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, fig. 112View Objects cited in this Publication
[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: p. 47, no. 200; taf. III; taf. 37View 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. 98View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 725, no. 904, pl. 72View Objects cited in this Publication

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