University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-227
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1799
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1600-1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Jupiter Maximus
Length: 3.8 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:227 - Sommerville Number

Description

Maculated red Calcite. Cameo. (Unmounted). Laureate draped bust of Zeus facing slightly to right., carved in very high relief. From collection of Unnnutelli a celebrated Roman Advocate who had a fine cabinet.


Bibliography:

[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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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