University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2001
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Zeus
Hera
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2001 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Silver Ring Setting) Jugate busts of Zeus and Hera facing to right. Zeus is of the Hellenistic type, the features of Hera seem to be copied from an Imperial coin or portrait gem. Neo-Classic


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