University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1852
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Judgement of Orestes
Height: 3cm
Width: 2.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1853 - Sommerville Number
453 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


(Modern gold ring setting) Broken on right side to simulate an antique fragment. Athena casting her vote in Judgement of Orestes, copy of a well-known ancient cameo. Neo-Classic.


[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. 204, fig. 79, pl. 141View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 453View Objects cited in this Publication

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