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Object Number:29-128-1218
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Amor
Quadriga
Goats
Heracles
Helios
Quadriga
Length: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1218 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Paste (?) Color of Lapis Lazuli. (Unmounted) Herakles and Helios (?) Herakles stands in front of the quadriga which Helios is driving toward the right. Image is not clear; iconography is questionable


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41, no. 154; taf. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art. 783. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 745, no. 1218View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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