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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
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Gryllos
Athena
Eros
Description:
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.
Length:
2.2cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
226   -   Sommerville Number
533   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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