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Object Number:
29-128-412
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1879
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1879
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Aesclepius
Description:
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Filleted draped bust of Aesculapuis to left seen from behind his left shoulder. His staff appears in field in front of him. 19th century (?)
Height:
2cm
Width:
3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
412   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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