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Object Number:
29-128-111
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1879
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1879
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Woman
Roses
Venus
Aphrodite
Description:
Draped bust of a woman with roses in her hair., to right. Sommerville identifies her as Aphrodite.
Length:
2.9cm
Width:
2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
111   -   Sommerville Number

Bibliography:

[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. 673, no. 111
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