University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-608
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 700-1099
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 700-1099
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Head
Venus
Aphrodite
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:608 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Green Island Jasper. Cameo-Intaglio. (Unmounted). A rude head in relief to right. R: Figure of Aphrodite? standing looking to right. Medieval.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art. Maxwell Sommerville. pg. 783 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 707, no. 608, pl. 59View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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