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Object Number:
29-128-1818
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Corinthian Helmet
Description:
Pale sard. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Head of Athena facing to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Neo-Classic. The design copied directly from coins of Corinthian the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1818   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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