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Object Number: 29-128-1933
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Aesclepius
Caduceus
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 2.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1933 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Silver Ring Setting) Laureate, bust of Aesculapius facing to right, his serpent staff in front of him. His shoulders are seen fromt he back and a himation lies loosely over them. Neo-Classic


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