University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2071
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Flavian Empress
Julia Sabina
Height: 2.5 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2071 - Sommerville Gem Number
286 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Draped bust of an Empress of Flavian House (69-96 A.D.) facing right, perhaps Julia, daughter of Emperor Titus (79-81 A.D.) Roman Imperial.


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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