University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-54
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Length: 2.2cm
Width: 1.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number54 - Sommerville Number


Laureate head of Zeus to right. The full bearded features recall ancient marbles such as the bust of Zeus from Atricoli in the Sala Rotunda in the Vatican.


[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. 670, no. 54View Objects cited in this Publication

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