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Object Number 29-128-65
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Dacia

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Personification of the conqured Province of Dacia. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case D.

Vermeule: Chalcedony Onyx. Cameo. Dacia. Design copied from Keystone of a Roman triumphal arch of Trajan probably the one at the entrance to his Forum in Rome. The keystone has been known in various Roman collections since the early XVIth century and is now in the Palazzo de Conservatore in Rome.

Length 4.4 cm
Width 3.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 65 - Sommerville Gem Number

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