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Object Number:
29-128-419
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Apollo Piombino
Description:
Pale Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Filleted bust of a youth of the early Classical type facing to left. Sommerville terms him Apollo and the features are modelled on the bronze Apollo Piombino in the Louvre. Neo-Classic.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
419   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[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. 692, no. 419
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