|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||151 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Sommerville: Paled Sardonyx. Homer with inscription. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case J.
Vermeule: Pale Sardonyx, Cameo. Intaglio. (Unmounted). Head of Homer facing, inscribed above in Greek letters. Scarab monogram and lyre in intaglio on reverse. Sommerville states, "I obtained this through Marselli from a Turk who during the late war found it in the Palace of Abdul Assiz, who committed suicide."
|[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. 677. no. 151||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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