Imperial Roman Period
early 1 st c. AD
The head of the personage represented in divineguise has been repaired with heavy gold leaf. He appears to have beem enthroned to right; wears aegis about neck and holds long sceptre in right hand. Wore a laurel wreath about head and the ends of the fillet remain. He was bearded from what remains of the face. We appear to have the emperor Septimus Severus (193-211 AD) in divine guise.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|123 || - || Other Number|
|289 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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