University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1339
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Hadrian
Boar
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1339 - Sommerville Gem Number
645 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Oriental Alabaster. Trajan pursuing a wild boar. Cameos, Case JJJJ.

Vermeule: Cameo. Oriental Alabaster. (Unmounted) Copy of relief on tondo of the Arch of Constantine, Rome; Hadrian hunting the wild boar.


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. 645View 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. 752, no. 1339, pl. 89View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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