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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2150
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2150 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Draped bust of a woman to right, features copied from an imperial coin portrait of one of the wives of Elagabalus. 15th century or later.

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