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Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien.

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Names
Closs, A. (Adolf) (1840-1894) (Platemaker)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Rome (Ancient)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.
Tiberius, Emperor of Rome, 42 B.C.-37 A.D.
Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D
Prisoners of war
Armies -- Roman+ -- To 499
Cameos
Roma (Roman diety)
Gods -- Roman+
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Onyx stone, time of Augustus"

Content : Cameo of onyx depicting Roman military victories over peoples of the northern frontier of the empire. On the upper level, Augustus is shown enthroned as Jupiter, attended by Roma, Oikoumene, Oceanus and Italia; Tiberius, the supreme commander of Roman forces and Augustus' successor, descends from a chariot accompanied by Victory. On the lower level, Roman soldier erect a trophy to which captives will be tied.

Source note: Handbuch der Kunstgeschichte von Anton Springer. (Leipzig : E.A. Seeman, 1901-1902) Springer, A. (Anton) (1825-1891), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Line photoengravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 14 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a0110950-c5bf-012f-8b70-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1901). Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien.