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Object Number:
29-128-216
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Athena
Minerva
Description:
Agate. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of Athena identical with the previous save that the design has been carved in mirror reversal.
Length:
2.2cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
216   -   Sommerville Number

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. 681, no. 216
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