University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-224-729
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Marcus Aurelius
Cuirass
Gorgoneion
Height: 2.9 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2195? - Sommerville Gem Number
410 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule Exhibit: Cameo. Carnelian sardonyx. Laureate bust of Roman emperor, probably Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180). The likeness is probably copied from a Roman bronze medallion


Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 410View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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