University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2133
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Gnostic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Late Antique Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Black Jasper (uncertain)
Hematite (uncertain)
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Zeus
Harpocrates
Inscription
Serapis
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 1.7cm
Thickness: 0.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2133 - Sommerville Number
308 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern silvered ring setting) Bust of Zeus to left flanked by star and crescent, Harpocrates beneath flying to left emptying rhyton. Reverse: (in mixed Graeco-Latin letters).


Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 308View Objects cited in this Publication

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