Image is Not Available
none
 

Gem

New Search
Object Number:
29-128-421
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus
Jupiter
Description:
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Laureate draped bust of Zeus to right., carved in very high relief following the layers of the stone. 17th Century.
Height:
2cm
Width:
3.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
421   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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