University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2181
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Greek Warrior
Barbarian
Height: 4.1 cm
Length: 0 cm
Width: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2181 - Sommerville Gem Number
377 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Stone? Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting) Warrior in Greek dress walking to right. Shield with running horse emblem at feet. Small bust of barbarian facing left (in front at right).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 264, fig. 192, pl. 311View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 377View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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