University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-596
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 700-1099
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1099
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Bald Man
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:596 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Agate. Cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of a partially bald man to right. Medieval.


Bibliography:

[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. 707, no. 596View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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