50 BC-AD 400
Apollo leaning to right, on a large lyre placed on a column. His right hand is placed on top of his head. Composition reproduces a celebrated Temple statue in Rome. Statue itself was probably carved c. 100 B.C.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1915 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
|92 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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