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Ring

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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
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.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1907   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 39
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