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Gem

Ring

Stamp

Seal (Object)

Object Number:
29-128-1961
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century -2nd century AD
Early Date:
0
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Minerva
Rudder
Cornucopia
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Winged Minerva standing to left, holding attributes of Goddess Fortuna, the rudder and corncucopia.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1961   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47
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