University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-43
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Victorian
Date Made: 1850-1885
Early Date: 1850
Late Date: 1885
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Minerva
Athena
Length: 2.7cm
Width: 2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number43 - Sommerville Number

Description

Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Graeco-Roman helmet and drapery on the left shoulder.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 669, no. 43View Objects cited in this Publication

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