University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-122
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:French (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: France (uncertain)
Maker: Belham
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Length: 1.9cm
Width: 1.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number122 - Sommerville Number


Jugate busts of Pericles and Aspasia facing to right. Signed on base Beltram fecit. The names of the subject are cut above the heads in French. Neo-Classic, probably French work.


[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. 250, fig. 164, pl. 275View 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. 674, no. 122, pl. 7View Objects cited in this Publication

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