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Gem

Cameo

Object Number:
29-128-1349
Current Location:
Classical World Gallery
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850 AD
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Alabaster
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Titus
Temple of Solomon
Description:
Reliefs from Passageways of Arch of Titus. Seven-branched candlestick and other spoils of Solomon's Temple carried in procession.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1350   -   Sommerville Gem Number
650   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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