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 cm
Width: 1 cm
Thickness: 0.9 cm
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. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 733, no. 984View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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