University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-241
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1879
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1879
Length: 2.3cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number241 - Sommerville Number


Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Filleted bust of a bearded Greek facing to right. Sommerville terms him Plato. 18th or 19th Century.


[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 256, fig. 174, pl. 291View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 682, no. 241View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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