University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1327
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Helios
Chariot
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1327 - Sommerville Gem Number
640 - Other Number

Description

Cameo. Oriental alabaster. (Unmounted) Copy of tondo from Arch of Constantine in Rome: chariot of Helios.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 640View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 751, no. 1327, pl. 84View Objects cited in this Publication

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