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Object Number:
29-128-2129
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Republican Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Hyacinth
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Nike
Biga
Horses
Wreath
Palm
Description:
(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Nike driving a biga of horses to left. She holds a wreath in her extended left hand, a palm over her shoulder in the right. Since the attributes are reversed the intaglio is carried directly. Reman Republican, the design recalling that on Consular Denarii.
Height:
1cm
Width:
0.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2129   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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