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Gem

Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-1791
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hero
Theseus?
Heracles?
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1791 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. (Modern silvered swivel ring setting) Hero with club over shoulder kneeling left, probably Theseus rather than Herakles. Cable Border. Excellent Etruscan Style.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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