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Object Number: 29-128-930
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Bonus Eventus
Zeus
Demeter
Inscription
Height: 1.8cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number930 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Private seal belonging to Quintus Julius or Julius Insignis. Bonus Eventus flanked by Zeus and a goddess, Demeter. Graeco-Roman of Roman Imperial Period.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, no. 164; taf. 32View Objects cited in this Publication
[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: pp. 728-729, no. 930, pl. 75View Objects cited in this Publication

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