University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1123
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Iconography:Lion Head
Comic Mask
Length: 3.4 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1123 - Sommerville Gem Number
213 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Sommerville: Antique Iridescent Glass Cameo. A Lion's head. Antique Pastes, Case SSS.

Vermeule: Glass, iridescent. Cameo. (Unmounted) A Silenus mask facing three-quarters left. Graeco-Roman.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 213View 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. 740, no. 1123View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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