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Gem

Object Number:29-128-769
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: 19th Century
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Gorgon
Mask
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:769 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Red Calcite. A Gorgon mask. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case UU.

Vermeule: Red Calcite. 19th century.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 716, no. 769View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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