University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2292
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Julio-Claudian Prince
Germanicus?
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2292 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Pale Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Laureate bust of a young man facing to left. The features are those of a Prince of the Julio-Claudian house, perhaps Germanicas (Died 19 A.D.) Neo-Classic.


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