Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of the Emperor Trajan Decius wearing armor and a radiate crown. Portrait copied from a series of large medallic bronze coins struck in commemoration of the millenium of Rome.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|615 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
|373 || - || Field No SF|
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 615
[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. 690, no. 373
You may also be interested in these objects: