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Object Number: 29-128-1884
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Zeus
Libation Bowl
Height: 1.3cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1884 - Sommerville Gem Number
143 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Cloudy pale blue Agate. (Modern silvered ring setting) Jupiter seated left, holding libation bowl in extended right hand.


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. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38, no. 120; taf. 25View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 143View Objects cited in this Publication

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