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Object Number:
29-128-666
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hermes
Mercury
Description:
Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of Hermes to right, wearing winged cap; fillet dangles at back of neck.
Height:
5.6cm
Width:
4.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
666   -   Sommerville Gem Number
465   -   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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