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Object Number:
29-128-2055
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century -2nd century AD
Early Date:
0
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Metal
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hermes
Wings
Caduceus
Description:
Draped bust of Hermes facing right; caduceus protruding behind neck and wings spring from head.
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2055   -   Sommerville Gem Number
138   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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: 32
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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