University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-600
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 700-1099
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1099
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Man
Scipio Africanus
Height: 3 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:600 - Sommerville Gem Number
332 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Mottled Jasper. Scipio Africanus. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case JJ. Vermeule: Mottled Jasper. "Scipio Africanus" (Unmounted). Cameo. Head of a man of Roman Republican type to right.


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. 332View 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. 707, no. 600, pl. 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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