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Object Number:
29-128-212
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1879
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1879
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Jove Serapis
Description:
Onyx. Cameo. Draped bust of Serapis facing. Sommerville terms the Cameo ancient, but it is 18th or 19th century designed to suggest the antique.
Length:
2cm
Width:
2.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
212   -   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. 34, Pl. 80
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