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Gem

Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-2057
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Iron
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Eagle
Description:
(Ancient gilt iron ring setting and impression) Head of eagle left. The representation is similar to that on Greek coins of Elis.
Height:
1cm
Width:
0.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2057   -   Sommerville Gem Number
239   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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: 36-37
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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