University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-209
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Aphrodite
Venus
Length: 2.6cm
Width: 1.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number209 - Sommerville Number

Description

Chalcedony. cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of a woman of classical type to right. "Aphrodite." 18th century.


Bibliography:

[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. 681, no. 209View Objects cited in this Publication

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