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Object Number 29-128-1954
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Emerald | Gold
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Aphrodite | Venus Genetrix | Scepter | Apple

Vermeule: Plasma of Emerald. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Aphrodite (Venus Genetrix) standing to left, a sceptre-staff held vertically in her raised left hand, an apple on the extended right. Roman Imperial.

Height 0.7 cm
Width 1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1954 - Sommerville Gem Number

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