University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2428
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Iconography:Alexander the Great
Height: 2.5 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2428 - Sommerville Gem Number
275 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Vermeule: Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting) In two layers, white on mottled Agate. Bust of Alexander the Great in exaggerated Hellenistic style facing right. A diadem encircles hair. 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. 275View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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