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Gem

Intaglio

Object Number:
29-128-570
Current Location:
Culture:
Gnostic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Late Antique Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Hematite
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Demeter
Greek Inscription
Description:
A divinity or personification, perhaps Demeter, standing to left, holding ears of corn? and sceptre staff. Inscription obverse OE N EXEGROS. Reverse Phi Delta Omega Rho Omicron Sigma 1956 Exhibition #304. "Gnostic"
Height:
1.7cm
Width:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
570   -   Sommerville Gem Number
304   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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