University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2091
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Archaic Greek Period (uncertain)
Classical Greek Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 450-300 BC
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Nike
Victor's Wreath
Height: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2091 - Sommerville Gem Number
54 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sard, Scarab. (Modern swiveled gilt ring setting) Intaglio and impression. Nike kneeling to right, forging a gold palm on Victor's wreath; cable border. Greek IVth B.C.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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