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Object Number:
29-128-273
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Jove
Zeus
Description:
Sard. Cameo. (Unmounted, broken at top left and bottom). Head of Zeus to right, the feautres modeled after a IVth or early IIIrd century B.C. type. Graeco-Roman.
Length:
1.3cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
273   -   Sommerville Number

Bibliography:

[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. 684, no. 273
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