|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||398 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Vine-wreathed draped bust of a young man facing to right. Sommerville identifies him as Dionysos, but the features suggest the gem was copied after some ancient portrait of Hadrians favorite, Antinous as Dionysos.
|[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. 691, no. 398||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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