University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-559
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Phoenician
Provenience: Sardinia
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Basalt
Iconography:Griffin
Temple
Cult Image
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:559 - Sommerville Gem Number
29 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Basalt. Phoenician Scarabeus. Ring found in Sardinia, of the time of the Phoenician occupation of that island. Phoenician Amulets, Seals, Scarabei, Etc, Case GG. Vermeule: Basalt scarab. (Modern gold ring setting). Published by Sommerville as "Phoenician scarab." Ring found in Sardinia of the time of the Phoenician occupation of that island. Exhibited in the Acad. des Inscriptions, Paris in 1882.


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. 29View 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. 703, no. 559, pl. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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