University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1234
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50-0 BC
Early Date: 50
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Troy
Aeneas
Anchises
Ascanius
Length: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Depth: 0.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1234 - Sommerville Number
155 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Sommerville: Antique paste intaglio. Gold ring. The Incident of Troy: Aeneas escaping from burning Troy with his father Anchises on his shoulders; Ascanius, his son, following. Antique Pastes, Case XXX. Vermeule: Sard paste. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Aeneas, Anchises and Ascanius, escaping from Troy. Italo-Roman ringstone of the first century B.C. Graeco-Roman.


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. 155View 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. 746, no. 1234View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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