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Gem

Bracelet Fragment

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Object Number:
29-128-2164
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus
Philip II
Description:
(Modern Gold Bracelet Setting) Filleted bust of Zeus to right, the composition copied from Greek coins such as those of Philip II of Macedon. cf 2176 for Hera from same series. Neo-Classic
Height:
1.9cm
Width:
2.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2164   -   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. 180, Fig. 27, Pl. 69
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