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Object Number:
29-128-795
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1880
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1880
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Malachite
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hermes
Description:
(Unmounted) Bust of Hermes to right. He wears the traditional cap but without wings. Probably 19th century.
Height:
1.8cm
Width:
2.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
795   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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