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Object Number:
29-128-2356
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Cloak?
Lion Skin?
Description:
(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Eros running to left carrying an elaborate cloak which billows out behind him. It may be lion's skin of Herakles.
Height:
0.6cm
Width:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2356   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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