Image is Not Available
none
 

Gem

New Search
Object Number:
29-128-224
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Athena
Description:
Pale Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of Athena to right, wearing a crested helmet of Graeco-Roman type. She has long curls which fall in five ringlets over her shoulders. 18th Century.
Length:
2.1cm
Width:
2.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
224   -   Sommerville Number

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. 682, no. 224
View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:



See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

Select objects to add to My Finds list using



Clear List Next - View List
My Finds