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Object Number: 29-128-1133
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Corinthian Helmet
Length: 4cm
Width: 3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1133 - Sommerville Number
110 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Patinated ruby color. Bust of Minerva to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis about her shoulders.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 110View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 741, no. 1133View Objects cited in this Publication

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