University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2569
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Iconography:Alexander the Great
Height: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2569 - Sommerville Gem Number
546 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt stick-pin setting) Head of Alexander the Great to right. The features of the type similar to No. 2222. Neo-Classic.


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. 546View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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