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Object Number:
29-128-304
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Ajax
Description:
Agate. Cameo. Bust of "Ajax" right.
Height:
2.5cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
304   -   Sommerville Gem Number
479   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[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: Pg. 178, Fig. 23, Pl. 64
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[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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