Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Laureate bust of a Greek divinity facing slightly to right., in high relief. Sommerville terms him Zeus. The inspiration, however, is a Roman bust of Herakles such as the colossal example in the British Museum.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
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[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. 690, no. 374
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