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Object Number:29-128-2062
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Athena
Inscription
Height: 4 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2062 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Green Jasper. (Gilt pendant setting with loop) Helmeted, draped cuirassed bust, probably of Athena, facing to right. A Greek inscription in field in front of her.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170, fig. 8, pl. 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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