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Object Number:29-128-1173
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: late 1st century BC
Early Date: -50
Late Date: late 1st century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Glass Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Heracles
Minerva
Apollo
Kithara
Length: 2 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1173 - Sommerville Number
93 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Faux Sardonyx - Black Glass Paste Gem Number does not correspond with Sommerville. Apollo in long dress walking right, singing to accompaniment of his cithera.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 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. 59, no. 295; taf. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 93View 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. 743, no. 1173View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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