University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Image is Not Available
Object Number:29-128-1229
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Ulysses
Menelaus
Ares
Aphrodite
Length: 1 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1229 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Glass paste, imitating emerald. Intaglio (Unmounted) Ares and Aphrodite seated to right. They appear to be on Ares' cuirass and his shield appears at the right. Graeco-Roman, the scene based on some Hellenistic statue group or painting.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56, no. 275; taf. 50View 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. 746, no. 1229View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |