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Object Number: 29-128-801
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: France
North Italy (uncertain)
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Zeus
Jupiter
Height: 4cm
Width: 2.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number801 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted) Laureate draped bust of Zeus to left. 17th, perhaps French or N. Italian work.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 718, no. 801View Objects cited in this Publication

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