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Object Number 29-128-434
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Section Mediterranean
Materials Metal | Sardonyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Pluto | Persephone | Abduction of Persephone

Sommerville: Sard. Pluto carrying off Persephone to Hades. The flames are indicated at the right below. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case Y.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (In Oval gilt pin setting) Surrounded by paste brilliante. Pluto (who holds a trident) carrying off Prosephina to Hades. (Sommerville identification). Broken into 2 pieces.

Height 7.9 cm
Width 5.6 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 434 - Sommerville Gem Number

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