University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-82
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Julia
Length: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:82 - Sommerville Gem Number
598 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Julia, daughter of Titus. Julia, daughter of Titus by an Oriental woman, Berenice, with whom Titus lived when making war in Judea. This Berenice is the woman mentioned several times in Acts XXV and XXVI. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case E. Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of Julia right, daughter of Emperor Titus (69-81 A.D.)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 598View 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. 671, no. 82View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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