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Gem

Scarab

Object Number:29-128-537
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Bull
Length: 1.3 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:537 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard. An Etruscan Scarabeus. A horned bull. Etruscan Seals, Scarabei, Intaglios, and Rings, Case FF.

Vermeule: Intaglio. Carnelian. Scarab. Unmounted. Bull galloping to right, head turned back to left. Globular style. Etruscan.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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. 25, no. 27, taf. 8View 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. 701, no. 537, pl. 45View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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