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Object Number:
29-128-689
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1880
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1880
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus-Serapis
Kalathos
Description:
Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Oak-wreathed draped bust of Zeus-Sarapis., to right, a small kalathos on the head.
Height:
1.7cm
Width:
2.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
689   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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. 184, Fig. 35, Pl. 81
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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