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Object Number: 29-128-2091
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Archaic Greek Period (uncertain)
Classical Greek Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 450-300 BC
Early Date: -450
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Nike
Victor's Wreath
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2091 - Sommerville Gem Number
54 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern swiveled gilt ring setting) and impression. Nike kneeling to right, forging a gold palm on Victor's wreath; cable border.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 54View Objects cited in this Publication

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