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Gem

Object Number:29-128-832
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Roman Wolf
Romulus
Remus
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Depth: 0.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:832 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Romulus, Remus, and the She-Wolf. Tenerae, Case ZZ.

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Cameo. (Unmounted) in two layers. The Roman Wolf with the Twins, Romulus and Remus. Roman Imperial.

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. 255View 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. 719, no. 832View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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