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Gem

Object Number:29-128-744
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Medieval
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Epicurus
Height: 2 cm
Width: 2.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:744 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Gray Calcite. Epicurus. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case SS.

Vermeule: Grey Calcite. Cameo. (Unmounted) Draped bust of a bearded man facing to left. The features resemble those of Epicurus. Sommerville's identification. Medieval.

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. 715, no. 744View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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