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Gem

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Object Number:29-128-67
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1400-1499
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Man
Augustus?
Length: 0.9 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:67 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard. Incognito. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case E.

Vermeule: Sard. Cameo (unmounted) Laureate head of a man to right. 15th or later, a minor stone of indeterminable identification. A person such as Augustus is perhaps intended.

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. 671, no. 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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