University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-575
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Christian
Byzantine
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Byzantine
Date Made: 900-999
Early Date: 900
Late Date: 999
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Green Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Christ Pantocrator
Inscription
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number575 - Sommerville Gem Number
319 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Green jasper. Cameo. Rounded with bust of Christ Pantocrator, inscription IC XC. 11th century.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)View Objects in Exhibition
Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Hughes, Heather. 2010. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 52 (2) : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Popovich, Ljubica. 1962. "A Byzantine Cameo". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 4 (3): 28-33.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 319View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 705, no. 575, pl. 51View Objects cited in this Publication

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