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Object Number:29-128-2005
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 50 BC-AD 400
Iconography:Dionysiac Symbol
Vase of Life
Height: 1.3 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 1.1 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2005 - Sommerville Gem Number
218 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


(Modern gold ring setting) A collection of Bacchic and other symbols: a goat kneels to right, below flowering "vase of life," a cornucopia appears at the left.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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