University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1818
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Corinthian Helmet
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1818 - Sommerville Gem Number


Vermeule: Pale sard. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Head of Athena facing to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Neo-Classic. The design copied directly from coins of Corinthian the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.

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