University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-110
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Lysimachus
Alexander the Great
Zeus-Ammon
Height: 1.6cm
Width: 1.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number110 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Draped bust of Alexander the Great, facing to left. He wears the horn of Zeus Ammon. Neo-Classic.


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 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. 673, no. 110View Objects cited in this Publication

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