University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-47
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1850
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Pallas Athena
Corinthian Helmet
Length: 2.1cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number47 - Sommerville Number

Description

Bust of Athena to left, wearing a Corinthian helmet. Her left shoulder seen from the back, carries a sword belt running diagonally toward right. 19th Century.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 669, no. 47View Objects cited in this Publication

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