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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-997
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Marcus Agrippa
Height: 2.7 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:997 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Onyx Cameo. Marcus Agrippa, son in law of Augustus and grand admiral of the Roman fleet. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case KKK.

Vermeule: Cameo. Agate-onyx [modern gold ring setting] Bust of a roman of the Late Republic or early Empre, facing to left. "Agrippa" Neoclassical

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 272, fig. 206, pl. 332View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 734, no. 997View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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