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Object Number:
29-128-1881
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jasper
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Helmet
Description:
Red Jasper. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Bust of Athena to left, wearing a crested helmet and aeges about her neck. The design is a free version of gems and plaques copying the Athena Parthenos of Pheidies. Graeco-Roman.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1881   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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