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Gem

Object Number:29-128-101
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 0-199 AD
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Scenic Mask
Maenad
Length: 1.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:101 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sard. A Scenic Mask. An antique of the 1st century AD. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case F.

Vermeule: Sard. Cameo (unmounted) A theatrical mask facing; a maenid is probably intended. Graeco-Roman, of Ist or Ilnd. A.D.

Bibliography:

[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. 673, no. 101View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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