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Object Number:
29-128-2240
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1899
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus
Description:
Sardonyx in Jade and White. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Laureate bust of Zeus to left, the type derived from Greek IV century or later coins.
Height:
1.7cm
Width:
2.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2240   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 180, Fig.28, Pl. 70
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