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Object Number:
29-128-1133
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Minerva
Athena
Corinthian Helmet
Aegis
Description:
Patinated ruby color. Bust of Minerva to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis about her shoulders.
Length:
4cm
Width:
3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1133   -   Sommerville Number
110   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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