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Object Number:
29-128-2062
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jasper
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Inscription
Description:
Green Jasper. (Gilt pendant setting with loop) Helmeted, draped cuirassed bust, probably of Athena, facing to right. A Greek inscription in field in front of her.
Height:
4cm
Width:
3.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2062   -   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. 170, Fig. 8, Pl. 44
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