|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Imperial Roman Period|
|Iconography:||Alexander the Great?|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||302 - Sommerville Gem Number|
276 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
Sommerville: Chalcedony-onyx. Lysimachus, general of Alexander and King of Thrace. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case R.
Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Broken irregularly around the edges of the back). head of Lysimachus, General of Alexander and King of Thrace, facing right. He wears the horn of Ammon in his hair. The cameo appears to be an early imperial copy after contemporary silver coins of Lysimachus.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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