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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: 3.3cm
Width: 2.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2577 - Sommerville Gem Number
452 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

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


Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 452View Objects cited in this Publication

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