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Object Number: 29-128-1349
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Titus
Temple of Solomon
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1350 - Sommerville Gem Number
650 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Reliefs from Passageways of Arch of Titus. Seven-branched candlestick and other spoils of Solomon's Temple carried in procession.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 650View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 753, no. 1349, pl. 96View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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