University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-221-159
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman (uncertain)
Islamic (uncertain)
Provenience: Persia
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Metal
Carnelian
Technique:Inscribed
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:159 - Sommerville Number
345 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Oval stone. Obverse: Arabic Inscription. Reverse: Roman style head of Emperor Laureate.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 345View Objects related to this reference

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