University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-273
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Jove
Zeus
Length: 1.3cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number273 - Sommerville Number

Description

Sard. Cameo. (Unmounted, broken at top left and bottom). Head of Zeus to right, the feautres modeled after a IVth or early IIIrd century B.C. type. Graeco-Roman.


Bibliography:

[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. 684, no. 273View Objects cited in this Publication

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