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Object Number 29-128-666
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Hermes | Mercury

Sommerville: Pale Onyx. Mercury, the son of Jupiter and Maia. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case OO.

Vermeule: Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of Hermes to right, wearing winged cap; fillet dangles at back of neck.

Height 5.6 cm
Width 4.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 666 - Sommerville Gem Number

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