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Object Number:
29-128-674
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Northern Europe (uncertain)
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hygieia
Snake
Cleopatra VII
Asp
Description:
Agate. Cameo. (Unmounted). Sommerville terms subject Hygieia, Goddess of Health, but perhaps Cleopatra with the Asp is intended. North European? 17th Century?
Height:
1.6cm
Width:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
674   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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