University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-581
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1880
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1880
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Rock Crystal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Christ?
Saint?
Height: 3.8 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:581 - Sommerville Gem Number
327 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Rock Crystal. Intaglio. Christ. Byzantine, Case II.

Vermeule: Rock crystal. Intaglio. (Mounted for religious usage in church ritual). Head of Christ or a saint to right., wreath below.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 327View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 706, no. 581View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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