University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1430
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gnostic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Horus
Inscription
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1430 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Pale Sard. Intaglio. Vermeule: Pale Sard. Intaglio. (Unmounted) Horus seated to right, left hand to mouth, whip in right hand. Monograms and letters below, around and on reverse. "Gnostic"


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 1430, pl. 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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