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Object Number:
29-128-1888
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Emerald
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Ares
Mars
Cloak
Spear
Shield
Description:
Plasma of Emerald. (Modern gold ring setting) Ares (Mars) standing to left, his cloak over his left arm, spear held vertically in right and shield at his right side.
Height:
0.5cm
Width:
0.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1888   -   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: 41
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