University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-111
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1879
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1879
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Roses
Venus
Aphrodite
Length: 2.9cm
Width: 2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number111 - Sommerville Number

Description

Draped bust of a woman with roses in her hair., to right. Sommerville identifies her as Aphrodite.


Bibliography:

[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: P. 673, no. 111View Objects cited in this Publication

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