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Object Number: 29-128-1627
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Zeus-Serapis
Kalathos
Height: 0.7cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1627 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Emerald. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Draped bust of Zeus-Serapis facing to right. A decorated kalathos upon his head. Graeco-Roman.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 42, no. 158; taf. 31View Objects cited in this Publication

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