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Object Number:
29-128-881
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Emerald (uncertain)
Paste (uncertain)
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Fides
Demeter
Corn
Fruit
Description:
(Unmounted ringstone) Fides-Demeter standing to the left, ears of corn in her lowered left hand, a tray of fruit held on her right. Roman Imperial.
Height:
0.9cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
881   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 46
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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