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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1875
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Date Made:
100-199 AD
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ruby (uncertain)
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Zeus
Throne
Victory
Sceptre
Eagle
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Zeus enthroned to left, holding a small Victory on extended right hand, a sceptre vertically in left. Eagle at his feet. Roman Imperial, II A.D. and quite close to coin types of Hadrian.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1875   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: 38
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