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Object Number: 29-128-63
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Athena
Inscription
Length: 4.9cm
Width: 3.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number63 - Sommerville Number

Description

Helmeted head of Athena to the right. For the lengthy inscriptions on obverse and reverse, see Sommerville pp 670 f. Italian Renaissance, probably 16th Century.


Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, fig. 112View Objects cited in this Publication
[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: pp. 670-671, no. 63, pl. 4View Objects cited in this Publication

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