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Object Number: 29-128-2355
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1750
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1750
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Heracles
Eros
Terminus
Height: 1.3cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2355 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold ring mount (reset) Herakles bound up by Eros, a terminal figure enveloped in his lionskin appears at left, a wreath? in field above.


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