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Object Number: 29-128-1338
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Hadrian
Apollo
Outside Diameter:4.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1338 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Circular. Cameo. (Unmounted) Copy of Hadrianic Tondo in Arch of Constantine. The Emperor Hadrian sacrificing to Apollo.


Bibliography:

[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. 752, no. 1338, pl. 88View Objects cited in this Publication

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