|Artifact Identification||Intaglio (1900.53.0030A)|
|Period/Date||1st – 4th century CE|
|Location||On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||1.80 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||1.15 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||0.30 cm|
|Munsell Color Information||Strong Reddish Brown (10R 3/8) -ns|
Rogers: A small red intaglios beautifully engraved with the head of a Greek woman. Every detail is brought out, eyes, nose and mouth, and delicately engraved. A band of flowers confines her long flowing hair. Porada: A profile portrait of a young woman.
Porada, Edith. "Concordance of Seals in the Oriental Museum, UIUC." Unpublished ms., ca. 1950. Rogers, Frances. Babylonian Seal Cylinders as a Historical Source, UIUC Master's Thesis, 1929.
|Reproduction Information||Possibly a fake?|