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Object Number:
29-128-1909
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hermes
Purse
Herald's Staff
Description:
(Modern gilt ring setting) Hermes standing left, holding purse in extended right hand, herald's staff in left.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1909   -   Sommerville Gem Number
135   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

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