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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
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.
Height:
1.5cm
Width:
2.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2220   -   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. 260, Fig. 183, Pl. 302
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