University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-120
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Coral
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Zeus-Serapis
Himation
Length: 4 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Thickness: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:120 - Sommerville Gem Number
148 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Coral - Jupiter-Serapis. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case G. Vermeule: Coral (red). Cameo (Unmounted). Facing bust of Zeus-Serapis, his himation over shoulder.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 148View 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. 674, no. 120View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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