(Unmounted) Draped bust of Haphaestis facing; a hammer behind his right shoulder. He wears his characteristic cap, and palms and rosettes appear to left and to right. Sommerville identifies the subject as HOMER. This appears to be his own error. 18th or 19th century.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
|749 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
[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: p. 715, no. 749
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