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Object Number:
29-128-2515
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Description:
Reddish Chalcedony. (Modern silvered ring setting) Helmeted head of Athena facing to left. The design suggesting gold coins of Alexander the Great. 18th Century, inferior workmanship.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2515   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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