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Gem

Object Number:29-128-601
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 700-1099
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1099
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Veiled Head
Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 3.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:601 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Maculated Jasper. A Head, with sacerdotal drapery. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case JJ.

Vermeule: Maculated Jasper. Cameo. (Unmounted). Veiled head to left., perhaps representing a Roman with toga arranged for sacrifice.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 333View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 707, no. 601, pl. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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