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Object Number:
29-128-992
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1880
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1880
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Chloris
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Flower wreathed female bust to right, identified by Somerville as "Chloris, a floral divinity." 19th century.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
992   -   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. 733, no. 992
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