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Object Number: 29-128-1120
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italo-Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: South Italy (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Paste
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Prometheus
Warrior
Trophy?
Height: 1.2cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1120 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Glass paste, imitating banded agate. (Unmounted) Warrior standing to left contructing a trophy of arms and armor. Traces of cable border at bottom. Influenced by South Italian Greek work.


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. 56, no. 269; taf. 49View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 740, no. 1120View Objects cited in this Publication

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