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Object Number: 29-128-1623
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Green Jasper
Silver
Iconography:Demeter
Stool
Grain
Height: 1cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1623 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Green Jasper. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Demeter or a Roman personification - A female personification seated to left, on a stool. She holds ears of grain in her extended right hand, her left is at her side. Graeco-Roman


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 46, no. 192; taf. 36View Objects cited in this Publication

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