University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2455
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass Paste
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Kore?
Queen?
Height: 1 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2455 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Glass paste, imitating blue Onyx. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Laureate, draped, veiled head to right, of a Greek divinity such as Kore, or more likely, a Hellenistic Queen is represented. Graeco-Roman, copy of a Greek work of the IIIrd B.C. or later.


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