University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-120
Current Location: Out on loan
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: 4cm
Width: 2.3cm
Thickness: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number120 - Sommerville Number
148 - Other Number

Description

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. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 148View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 674, no. 120View Objects cited in this Publication

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