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Object Number:
29-128-1879
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Corinthian Helmet
Aegis
Description:
(Modern gilt swiveled ring setting.) Bust of Athene to right, wearing a crested corinthian helmet and the aegis over her chiton. Neo-Classic, imitating an ancient gem.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1879   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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