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Swivel Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1791
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Etruria
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hero
Theseus?
Heracles?
Description:
(Modern silvered swivel ring setting) Hero with club over shoulder kneeling left, probably Theseus rather than Herakles. Cable Border. Excellent Etruscan Style.
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1791   -   Sommerville Gem Number
67   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

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