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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 Number:1350 - Sommerville Gem Number
650 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Oriental alabaster. The exit from Jerusalem with the booty, of the victorious army of Titus Vespasianus. Nineteen figures are visible on this cameo. Cameos, Case MMMM.

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


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
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. 650View 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. 753, no. 1349, pl. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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