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Gem

Object Number:29-128-2316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy (uncertain)
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Woman
Inscription
Height: 3.9 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2316 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Green Jasper. Intaglio. Slender figure of female to left, holding head of fallen warrior, outstretched at her feet. Inscription: CRISQOTIS : VXOR : CETURIO below groundline. Italian work? 19th century.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 284, fig. 233, pl. 364, 366View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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