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Object Number: 29-128-867
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Helios
Height: 1cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number867 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted) Helios (Sol) standing to left, right arm raised. He wears a radiate crown and his chlamys over his left arm. Roman Imperial.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 722, no. 867, pl. 71View Objects cited in this Publication

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