University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1817
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Period: Late Classical Greek Period
Date Made: 450-400 BC
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Heracles
Stymphalian Birds
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1817 - Sommerville Gem Number
58 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Intaglio. Sard. Scarab. (Modern gilt swivel ring setting) Herakles shooting the Stymphalean birds. Cable border. South Italian; 4th century B.C.


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. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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