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Object Number 29-128-328
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Quintius Hostilianus

Sommerville: Pale Onyx. Quintius Hostilianus, fortieth Emperor of Rome, the son of Trajan Decius. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case S.

Vermeule: Pale onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of an Emperor or a Caesar of the Third century A.D. termed by Sommerville "Quintus Hostilianus, 40th Emperor of Rome, son of trajan Decius". He reigned A.D. 251-253.

Height 2.5 cm
Width 1.8 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 328 - Sommerville Gem Number

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