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Object Number 29-128-1111
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1500-1699
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx | Chalcedony (uncertain)
Technique Cameo
Iconography Victory | Chiton | Himation | Column | Shield

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A figure of Victory as History. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case RRR.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Victory wearing a slit chiton with himation about her waist stands to right, in the act of writing on a shield set upon a column. 16th or 17th century adaptation of the figure dividing the two Dacian wars on the column of Trajan in Rome.

Height 1.9 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1111 - Sommerville Gem Number

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