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Object Number:
29-128-2071
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Flavian Empress
Julia Sabina
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Draped bust of an Empress of Flavian House (69-96 A.D.) facing right, perhaps Julia, daughter of Emperor Titus (79-81 A.D.)
Height:
2.5cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2071   -   Sommerville Gem Number
286   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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. 278, Fig. 218, Pl. 344, 346
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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