University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1348
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Titus
Triumph
Height: 5.91
Width: 8.92
Depth: 1.72
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1348 - Sommerville Gem Number
649 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Oriental alabaster. The Triumphal Entry of Titus Vespasianus into Jerusalem. Twenty-two figures are visible on this cameo. Cameos, Case MMMM.

Vermeule: Reliefs from Passageways of Arch of Titus. Triumph of Titus.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 240, fig. 146, pl. 251View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 649View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 753, no. 1348, pl. 95View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 106View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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