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Object Number:29-128-1736
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Parthian (uncertain)
Sassanian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Greenstone
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Animal
Length: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1736 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Intaglio. Greenstone. Modern gold swivel ring setting. Two horned animals standing facing each other. Wreath-like border. Sassanian.


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. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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