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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1040
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Renaissance
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Description:
(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Bust of Eros to right, fillet in hair, one wing shows behind right shoulder.
Height:
1.8cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1040   -   Sommerville Gem Number
358   -   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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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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