University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2220
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Apollo Belvedere
Height: 1.5cm
Width: 2.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2220 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold ring setting) Bust of Apollo facing, head in full profile to left. The features are based in a general 19th century way on the Apollo Belvedere.


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: p. 260, fig. 183, pl. 302View Objects cited in this Publication

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