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Object Number:
29-128-118
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Roman Empress
Marciana Augusta
Description:
Marciania Augusta, sister of Trajan (98-117 A.D.) and mother of Matidia., facing right.
Length:
2.2cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
118   -   Sommerville Number
603   -   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. 280, Fig. 222, Pl. 352
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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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