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Object Number:
29-128-564
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Gnostic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Late Antique Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jasper
Green Jasper
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Apollo Helios
Snake
Inscription
Description:
(Unmounted) Helios standing to right, his left hand raised, a whip in right hand. Inscription on obverse and in snake-headed cable border on reverse. Amulet
Height:
2.5cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
564   -   Sommerville Gem Number
305   -   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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