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Object Number 29-128-680
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Jasper
Technique Cameo
Iconography Antisthenes

Sommerville: Red Jasper. Antisthenes, a disciple of Socrates. Cameo with a hand. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case OO.

Vermeule: Red Jasper. Cameo. (Unmounted). Portrait is identified by Sommerville as "Anthothenes, a disciple of Socrates" but the ancient prototype is an intaglio gem of the late Roman Repulic. Neo-Classic.

Height 3 cm
Width 2.4 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 680 - Sommerville Gem Number

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