University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1384
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Sassanian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:King
Eagle
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1384 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony. Intaglio seal. Persian Seals, Case SSSS. Vermeule: Chalcedony. Intaglio. Perforated, Bust of a king in apotheosis-schema on the outspread wings of an eagle. Sassanian.


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. 48View 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. 758, no. 1384, pl. 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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