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Object Number:
29-128-1889
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Spear
Shield
Description:
(Modern Silver Ring Setting) Athena standing to left, holding her spear vertically in her raised right hand, her shield beside her in the left. Graeco-Roman, perhaps based on the cult statue of Minerva in the Roman temple of Jupiter - Capitolinus.
Height:
0.9cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1889   -   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: 45
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