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Object Number: 29-128-54
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Length: 2.2cm
Width: 1.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number54 - Sommerville Gem Number


Laureate head of Zeus to right. The full bearded features recall ancient marbles such as the bust of Zeus from Atricoli in the Sala Rotunda in the Vatican.


[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 670, no. 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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