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Object Number:
29-128-892
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Emerald
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Ceres
Demeter
Sceptre
Corn
Wheat
Description:
(Unmounted ringstone) Demeter (Ceres) -? - standing to the left, a sceptre staff in her raised left hand, ears of corn in her right. A plant appears at the left. Roman Imperial.
Height:
1cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
892   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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