University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2050
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Serpentine
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Socrates
Inscription
Height: 3.9 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2050 - Sommerville Gem Number
554 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Green Serpentine. (Gold pendant setting - broken and repaired) Bald and bearded Socrates facing left, name in Greek letters below.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 172, fig. 9, pl. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 554View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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