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Object Number: 29-128-1907
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hermes
Staff
Purse
Cock
Height: 1.1cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1907 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern silvered ring setting) Hermes standing to the left, his herald's staff in his left arm, a purse in his extended right hand. A cock appears at his feet, at the left.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, no. 127; taf. 26View Objects cited in this Publication

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