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Object Number:
29-128-1855
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Silver
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Alexander the Great
Zeus-Ammon
Description:
(Modern silver ring setting) Head of Alexander the Great with the horn of Zeus Ammon. The design is copied directly from the coins of Lysimachus.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1855   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 258, Fig. 181, Pl. 300
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