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Swivel Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1911
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Red Jasper
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hermes
Inscription
Description:
Red Jasper. (Modern gilt swivel ring setting) Draped bust of Hermes to right, caduceus behind neck. Greek in field in front of him.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1911   -   Sommerville Gem Number
139   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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