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Object Number:
29-128-972
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1500-1699
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Minerva
Athena
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Athena walking to right. She wears a crested helmet long garment and cloak; she carries a spear over her left shoulder, a shield on the right. 16th or 17th century.
Height:
1.5cm
Width:
1.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
972   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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