University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2126
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Gold
Diamond
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros?
Child?
Height: 0.7 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2126 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Emerald? Cameo. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Head of Eros or a child facing. It appears to be emerald. The setting is flanked by two diamonds. Graeco-Roman.


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