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Object Number: 29-128-1019
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Height: 3.1cm
Width: 1.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1019 - Sommerville Gem Number467 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


(In gilt ring setting with gold patches where stone is chipped) Eeus stands facing, thunderbolt in raised right hand, eagle beside right foot. Cameo composition inspired by Roman copies of IVth century Greek statuary.


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 467View 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. 735, no. 1019View Objects cited in this Publication

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