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Gem

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Object Number:
29-224-718
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Peridot (uncertain)
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Heracles
Description:
Head of Heracles. Copy of gem in the British Museum which is signed by "Naios".
Height:
2.3
Width:
1.8
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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. 220, Fig. 108, Pl. 179, 183
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