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Object Number:
29-128-6
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Faustina the Elder
Description:
Agate-onyx. Cameo. [unmounted] Faustina the elder (died A.D. 140), wife of Antonius Pius (A.D. 138-161).
Length:
2.8cm
Width:
2.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
6   -   Sommerville Number
607   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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. 282, Fig. 225, Pl. 356
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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