University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1104
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Medieval
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Agate
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Servius Tullius
Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1104 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard-Agate. Servius Tullius, sixth King of Rome, B.C. 533 Vermeule: Sard. Agate. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Laureate draped bust of a bearded man, perhaps a Biblical figure, facing to right. "Servius Tullius." Medieval.


Bibliography:

[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. 739, no. 1104View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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