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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
Height: 4cm
Width: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2062 - Sommerville Gem Number

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.


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: p. 170, fig. 8, pl. 44View Objects cited in this Publication

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