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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-925
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Emperor
Trajan?
Description:
(Modern gilt ring setting) Laureate bust perhaps representing the Emperor Trajan (98-117 A.D.) to right.
Height:
1.5cm
Width:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
925   -   Sommerville Gem Number
288   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 288
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 728, no. 925, pl. 74
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