University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1426
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sassanian
Persian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Chimera
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1426 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: sard. Sassanian seal, a chimera, a bird with human head and face. Sassanian, Persian, and Assyrian Seals, Case ZZZZ.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 766, no. 1426, pl. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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