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Gem

Scarab

Object Number:29-128-1046
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Scarab
Horse
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1046 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Emerald. An Etruscan Scarabeus, broken. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case NNN.

Vermeule: Green Stone. Scarab. Intaglio. (Ancient gold ring) Only the rear portion of an animal to left, remains, even that is vague. The rest is destroyed. Extremely small; a line border partly remains. Graeco-Roman. Hardly worth recording.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 736, no. 1046View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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