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Object Number: 29-128-2356
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros
Cloak?
Lion Skin?
Height: 0.6cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2356 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Eros running to left carrying an elaborate cloak which billows out behind him. It may be lion's skin of Herakles.


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