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Object Number: 29-128-1911
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Red Jasper
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Hermes
Inscription
Height: 1.2cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1911 - Sommerville Gem Number
139 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Red Jasper. (Modern gilt swivel ring setting) Draped bust of Hermes to right, caduceus behind neck. Greek in field in front of him.


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. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 139View Objects cited in this Publication

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