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Object Number: 29-128-1628
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hermes
Uraeus
Caduceus
Canopic Jar
Kalathos
Height: 1.4cm
Width: 2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1628 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Mottled Agate. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Egyptian stype figures, draped bust of Hermes with Egyptian headdress (uraeus) to right, caduceus behind his head. Below: A canopic jar with Kalathos headdress to right. Graeco-Roman


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, no. 134; taf. 28View Objects cited in this Publication

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