University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-206
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Artemis
Diana
Length: 2 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:206 - Sommerville Number

Description

Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Crescented, diademed or filleted draped bust of Artemis to left. Neo-Classic, after a Hellenistic statuary proto-type.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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