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Object Number 29-128-62
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Quartz
Technique Cameo
Iconography Woman | Agrippina?

Sommerville: Quartz. a curious pebble with fine cameo portrait of Agrippina, 4th wife of Claudius. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case D.

Vermeule: Quartz. Cameo. An irregular pebble which has been carved with a draped portrait bust of a woman of the early imperial period, facing left. Sommerville suggets Agrippina, the wife of Claudius, and mother of Nero, a possible identification considering her coin portraits.

Length 3.3 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 62 - Sommerville Gem Number

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