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Object Number: 29-128-608
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 700-1099
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 1099
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Head
Venus
Aphrodite
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number608 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Green Island Jasper. Cameo-Intaglio. (Unmounted). A rude head in relief to right. R: Figure of Aphrodite? standing looking to right. Medieval.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 707, no. 608, pl. 59View Objects cited in this Publication

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