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Object Number:
29-128-532
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Heracles
Club
Stag
Description:
Carnelian. Intaglio. Herakles seated to right., holding club on left knee or on rocks beside him., stag appears in front of him. Figure of Herakles copies an early Hellenistic statue which also appears on early IIIrd B.C. coins of Bactria.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
532   -   Sommerville Gem Number
166   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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