University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 50 BC-AD 400
Height: 8.3 cm
Width: 5.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:34 - Sommerville Gem Number
103 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Aesclepius Telephoros. In 3 fragments which have been restored with wax and gilt to complete the scene. Sommerville states that "the gilt restoration was made by myself after an old engraving in a Roman collection."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View 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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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