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Object Number:
29-128-1055
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical (uncertain)
Date Made:
1800-1879
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1879
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Jove
Description:
Draped bust of a person of Jovian mien facing to right. Perhaps a 19th cent. representation of Christ.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1055   -   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. 186, Fig. 39, Pl. 86
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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