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Object Number:
29-128-54
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Zeus
Jupiter
Description:
Laureate head of Zeus to right. The full bearded features recall ancient marbles such as the bust of Zeus from Atricoli in the Sala Rotunda in the Vatican.
Length:
2.2cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
54   -   Sommerville Number

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