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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2577
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Athena
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2577 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Pale onyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting) Helmeted bust of Minerva to left, her left shoulder seen from back.

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. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 452View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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