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Object Number:
29-128-1628
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hermes
Uraeus
Caduceus
Canopic Jar
Kalathos
Description:
Mottled Agate. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Egyptian stype figures, draped bust of Hermes with Egyptian headdress (uraeus) to right, caduceus behind his head. Below: A canopic jar with Kalathos headdress to right. Graeco-Roman
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1628   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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