University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-995
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Domitian
Height: 2 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:995 - Sommerville Gem Number
599 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Agate. Domitian, eleventh Emperor of Rome. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case KKK. Vermeule: Agate. Cameo. (Gold ring setting) Laureate bust of Domitian (69-96 A.D.) to right.


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. 599View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 734, no. 995View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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