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Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-1824
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Stone
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Mask
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1824 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Scarab. Intaglio. (Modern silver swiveled ring setting) Eros seated facing, his head concealed behind a large Silenus mask. Graeco-Roman, in imitation of the Etruscan style.

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