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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2186
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Onyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Greek Warrior | Corinthian Helmet | Serpent | Philoctetes?

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting) Bust of a Greek warrior to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet on which appears a serpent. Perhaps Philoctetes is intended. Neo-Classic, probably earlier 19th century.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 2.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2186 - Sommerville Gem Number

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