Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of Athena to left, wearing elaborate helmet forming the mask of an elderly bearded man. She also wears an elaborate breast plate with a lion's skin on her left shoulder. Her snake curls upward to form the crest of her helmet. 17th Century.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|425 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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