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Object Number: 29-128-226
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Length: 2.2cm
Width: 1.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number226 - Sommerville Number
533 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Cameo. (Unmounted). A Neo-Classic gryllos subject. A bust of Athena to right., a beared head appears in back of neck, a head of Cupid on chect, and when rotated to right, the helmet shows a head of the Cicero type.


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 533View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 682, no. 226View Objects cited in this Publication

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