- Museum number
Cameo; onyx; Roman Triumph, of Titus?; emperor stands in quadriga advancing to left, attended by figures on foot in military and civil costume; behind him is winged Victory; in background rise spears of invisible soldiers; gem deeply undercut and figures stand on sharply projecting edge; in modern gold mount once enamelled round.
- Production date
Length: 1.26 inches
- Curator's comments
- Text from Dalton 1915, Catalogue of Engraved Gems:
Previously in the Strozzi Collection.
The gem is deeply undercut, and the figures stand on a sharply projecting ledge.
In a modern gold mount once enamelled round.
The scene is perhaps a triumph of Titus. Cf. J.M. Ebermayer, Gemmarum ... thesaurus, pl. xxx, Nuremberg, 1720.
- On display (G46/dc2/p2/no4)
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Roman Triumph
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number