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Object Number 29-128-1030
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Nero

Sommerville: Pale Onyx. Nero, fifth Emperor of Rome. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case MMM.

Vermeule: Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Laureate, bust of Nero (54-68 A.D.) to right. Portrait is probably copied from an ancient coin.

Height 2.5 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1030 - Sommerville Gem Number

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