University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2308
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Philosopher?
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2308 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Filleted bust of a bearded Greek facing to right. The features are of the late 5th or 4th Century B.C philosopher type. Neo-Classic


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