University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2317
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1899
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Augustus
Height: 3 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2317 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted) Laureate, bust of the emperor Augustus facing to left. The design copied from ancient bronze coins.


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