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: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Lysimachus
Alexander the Great
Zeus-Ammon
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:110 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Onyx. Lysimachus Vermeule: sardonyx. Cameo (unmounted) Draped bust of Alexander the Great, facing to left. He wears the horn of Zeus Ammon. Neo-Classic.


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. 673, no. 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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