Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1846
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Date Made 3rd quarter of 1st century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Glass | Agate | Metal
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Omphale

Vermeule: Banded glass paste intaglio gem. Green, blue and white agate. (Modern gilt ring setting) Omphale walking left, with attributes of Herakles. Graeco-Roman.

Height 2.1 cm
Width 1.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1846 - Sommerville Gem Number

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