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
|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. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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