University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2102
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Philip Rega
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hellenistic Ruler
Signature
Height: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2102 - Sommerville Gem Number
549 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Dark Carnelian. Intaglio. Bust of a Hellenistic ruler wearing cuirass and cloak left. Greek letters PEGA in field at left.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 282, fig. 226, pl. 355, 357View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 549View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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