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Object Number:
29-128-133
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Date Made:
100-199 AD
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Nike
Biga
Description:
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Nike driving a biga of horses to right. Graeco-Roman? The composition quite like that on imperial bronze medallions of the II century A.D.
Length:
2.5cm
Width:
2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
133   -   Sommerville Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 675, no. 133
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