Green jasper. Cameo. Rounded with bust of Christ Pantocrator, inscription IC XC. 11th century.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
|575 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
|319 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)
Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)
[Article] Hughes, Heather. 2010. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 52 (2) : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 5
[Article] Popovich, Ljubica. 1962. "A Byzantine Cameo". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 4 (3): 28-33.
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 319
[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. 705, no. 575, pl. 51
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