University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-890
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Equitas
Sceptre
Scales
Height: 0.8cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number890 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted ringstone) Acquitas standing to left., a sceptre staff held in vertically in her left hand, scales or balances in her extended right. Roman Imperial.


Bibliography:

[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. 48, no. 213; taf. 39View 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. 724, no. 890, pl. 71View Objects cited in this Publication

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