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Object Number:
29-128-2355
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1750
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1750
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Heracles
Eros
Terminus
Description:
(Modern gold ring mount (reset) Herakles bound up by Eros, a terminal figure enveloped in his lionskin appears at left, a wreath? in field above.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2355   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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