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Object Number:
29-128-191
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Athena
Minerva
Helmet
Description:
Pale-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Bust of Athena to left, wearing wreathed crested helmet; her tresses fall over her shoulders from beneath the helmet. 18th or 19th century.
Length:
2.8cm
Width:
2.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
191   -   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. 680, no. 191
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