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Gem

Object Number:29-128-689
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1880
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1880
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Zeus-Serapis
Kalathos
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:689 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Pale Onyx. Jove Serapides. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case PP.

Vermeule: Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Oak-wreathed draped bust of Zeus-Sarapis., to right, a small kalathos on the head. 18th or 19th century.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 184, fig. 35, pl. 81View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 712, no. 689View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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