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Object Number:
29-128-2133
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Gnostic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Late Antique Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Black Jasper (uncertain)
Hematite (uncertain)
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Zeus
Harpocrates
Inscription
Serapis
Description:
(Modern silvered ring setting) Bust of Zeus to left flanked by star and crescent, Harpocrates beneath flying to left emptying rhyton. Reverse: (in mixed Graeco-Latin letters).
Height:
1.9cm
Width:
1.7cm
Thickness:
0.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2133   -   Sommerville Number
308   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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