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Object Number:
29-128-798
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1880
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1880
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jasper
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Athena
Pallas
Description:
Red Jasper. (Unmounted) Bust of Athena facing, head turned slightly to right. She is helmeted and a cloak appears on her right shoulder, shield on left. 18th or 19th century.
Height:
2.3cm
Width:
3.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
798   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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