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Double Gem

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Object Number:
29-128-10
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Metal
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hippocrates
Aesclepius
Serpent
Staff
Inscription
Description:
Sardonyx. Cameo. [modern silvered pendant setting]. Double jem. Obverse: Head of Hippocrates to right. Reverse: Serpent and staff, the emblems of Aesculapius. Greek inscription surround head.
Length:
4.1cm
Width:
3.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
10   -   Sommerville Number
550   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

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