From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

View All (4) Object Images

Object Number 29-128-127
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Agate | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Capitoline Triad | Jupiter | Juno | Peacock | Minerva | Inscription

Sommerville: Agate-Onyx. Jupiter, Juno with her peacock and Minerva. Grand antique cameo. Greek Inscription: "Of the Sweeter Deities". (see text for transcription of text and discussion of iconography). Greek and Roman Cameos, Case H.

Vermeule: Cameo (large with leaf border) Capitoline Triad enthroned; Jupiter flanked by Minerva and Juno: Greek inscription below.

Length 9.5 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 127 - Sommerville Gem Number

Report problems and issues to