University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-984
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1880
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1880
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Jupiter Serapis
Zeus-Serapis
Victory
Length: 2.5 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 1 Centimeters/Inches
Thickness: 0.9 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:984 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Pale reddish colors. Bust of Zeus Serapis facing slightly to left. 18th or 19th century.


Bibliography:

[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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