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Object Number:
29-128-449
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Renaissance
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hippolytus
Phaedra
Theseus
Eros
Description:
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Hippolytus before Phaedra and Theseus. Eros stands between, beside Phaedra.
Height:
5cm
Width:
3.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
449   -   Sommerville Gem Number
371   -   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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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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