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Object Number:
29-128-835
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1500-1599
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1599
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Shell
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hermes
Nymph
Ruins
Description:
(Unmounted) In front of an elaborate scene of antique ruins Hermes walks to right, extending her caduceus to a nymph who is seated on the staircase at the right. 16th century.
Height:
3.7cm
Width:
2.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
835   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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