University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1263
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Helios
Apollo
Sun Chariot
Length: 2.1 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number
1263 - Sommerville Number

Description

Glass paste, imitating Sardonyx. White on pale red. Cameo. (Unmounted) The scene is much deteriorated but it appears to show Helios guiding the chariot of the sun. Graeco-Roman


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. 748, no. 1263View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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