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Object Number:
29-128-241
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1879
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1879
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Plato
Description:
Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Filleted bust of a bearded Greek facing to right. Sommerville terms him Plato. 18th or 19th Century.
Length:
2.3cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
241   -   Sommerville Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 256, Fig. 174, Pl. 291
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