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Object Number: 29-128-669
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 2.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number669 - Sommerville Gem Number


Amethyst. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of Dionysos facing, in high relief. He wears grape or vine leaves in his hair and drapery over his right shoulder. Neo-Classic, imitating a Graeco-Roman stone.


[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. 711, no. 669View Objects cited in this Publication

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