University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-176
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Iconography:Lion Head
Length: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:176 - Sommerville Gem Number
387 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Sommerville: Alabaster - a lion's head with a red tongue. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case K. Vermeule: Alabaster. Cameo. (Unmounted). Head of (alabaster) lion to right.

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. 387View 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. 679, no. 176View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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