University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-136
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:East Greek
Persian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Classical Greek Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Peacock
Tree
Length: 1 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:136 - Sommerville Gem Number
50 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: An Intaglio bought of Mirza Petros Khan, Persioan commissioner to Vienna Exhibition, 1873. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case I.

Vermeule: Pale Sard. Intaglic. (Unmounted). Peacock walking to right., tree behind? Scarabold carved on convex surface. East Greek (Persian?).


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. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 675, no. 136View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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