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126620
Object Number: 29-128-900
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: late 3rd century BC - early 2nd century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Altar
Height: 2.1cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number900 - Sommerville Gem Number
90 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern gold ring setting). Warrior performing a sacrifice at an altar. Other warriors stand in background. Graeco-Roman work imitating a Greek gem of early Vth Century B.C.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, fig. 112View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 29, no. 64; taf. II; taf. 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53, no. 76View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 90View 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. 725, no. 900, pl. 72View Objects cited in this Publication

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