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Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien.

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Title
Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien.
Additional title: Gemma Augustea.
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
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 14 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0110950-c5bf-012f-8b70-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5ff8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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

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Augusteische Onyxgemme in Wien.