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Object Number:29-128-1612
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Lapis Lazuli
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Horus
Snake
Vase
Height: 0.7 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1612 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Lapis (Egypt) Intaglio. (Modern silvered ring setting) Horus seated to right on a vase with snakes? below. He holds whip in right hand and left to the mouth. Although uninscribed, the subject appears in typical Gnostic composition.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, no. 167; taf. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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