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Object Number:
29-128-801
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
France
North Italy (uncertain)
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus
Jupiter
Description:
(Unmounted) Laureate draped bust of Zeus to left. 17th, perhaps French or N. Italian work.
Height:
4cm
Width:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
801   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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