Archaic Greek Period
Imperial Roman Period
50 BC-AD 400
The Armed Athena, brandishing shield and spear, walking to right. This version of the subject appears on a number of coins of Domitian, who claimed Athena as his protectress.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
|557 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
|242 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
[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. 703, no. 557, pl. 46
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