University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-430
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Heracles
Height: 2.3 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:430 - Sommerville Gem Number
495 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Young Hercules. Fine cameo. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case Y.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. Bust of a young Herakles to right.


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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