University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1866
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Faience
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Artemis?
Goddess
Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1866 - Sommerville Gem Number
102 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Faience. Cameo. (Modern gilt pin setting with pastes and garnets) Head of Goddess facing (perhaps Artemis, a IV B.C. type). Graeco-Roman.


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. 102View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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