THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Glyptics | Rome | Cameos
1. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Ring decorated with a cameo depicting of Satyr and Nymph.
Gold, cornelian, onyx. Ca. 50 BCE — 20 CE.
Inv. Nos. Misc. 7066 / FG 11067.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum.
2. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Germanicus.
Sardonyx; restorations in gold not original.
Ca. 4—14 CE.
Inv. No. 98.753.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
3. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Portrait of Caligula.
Onyx.
37—41 CE.
Christie’s Fine Art Auction House, New York.
4. GLYPTICS. Rome.
August.
1st cent. CE with a 17th cent. setting.
Inv. No. 70.3.
Cologne, Romano-Germanic Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Busts of Tiberius and Livia.
Chalcedony, agate, gold.
14-29 CE.
Inv. No. 14533.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
6. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Augustus.
Chalcedony, sardonyx, gold.
Julio-Claudian period.
Inv. No. 14522.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
7. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Augustus portrayed as Apollo.
Sardonyx, gold.
3rd-4th decade of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 14521.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
8. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Head of Livia portrayed as Ceres.
Sardonyx, gold.
20—29 CE.
Inv. No. 14549.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
9. GLYPTICS. Rome.
The Medici Cameo. Emperor sacrificing to Hope.
Sardonyx, gilded metal.
1st—2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 14443.
Florence, National Archaeological Museum, Corridor of Maria Maddalena dei Medici.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
A Roman bust of a military man.
Bone.
Ca. 235—250 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1898.7-15.2, Gem 3952.
London, The British Museum.
11. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Agrippina the Elder.
Sardonyx. Ca. 37—41 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1899.7-22.2 (Gem 3593).
London, The British Museum.
12. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Agrippina the Younger.
Sardonyx.
Ca. 57—59 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1872.6-4.1992 (Gem 3951).
London, The British Museum.
13. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Portrait of a young man from the Julio-Claudian dynasty (Gaius Caesar? Lucius Caesar? Germanicus?).
Ca. 2 BCE — ca. 4 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1867.5-7.496; Gem. 3592.
London, The British Museum.
14. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Portrait of Julia Drusilla, Julia Livilla or Agrippina Minor.
Chalcedony.
37—39 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1907.4-15.1 (Gem 3946).
London, The British Museum.
15. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Portrait of Julia Drusilla, Julia Livilla or Agrippina Minor.
Chalcedony.
37—39 CE.
Inv. No. GR 1907.4-15.1 (Gem 3946).
London, The British Museum.
16. GLYPTICS. Greece.
Athena and Poseidon.
Cameo.
Sardonyx-onyx.
1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 25837.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
17. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Centaur.
Cameo. Sardonyx. 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. 25889.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Childhood of Dionysus.
Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
Inscription: LAV. R. MED.
Inv. No. 25833.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
19. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Dionysian scene.
Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
Inv. No. 25836.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Female bust with a branch.
Agate-onyx.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 26775.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.