(Modern silver pin setting) Half-figured bust of Athena to left, wearing crested helmet, aegis and shield on left shoulder. Neo-Classic, a modernized version of a composition going back to the Athena Parthenos in the Greek Vth century.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
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[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. 722, no. 863, pl. 67
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