Bracelet Fragment


From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2176
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1700-1899
Section Mediterranean
Materials Agate (uncertain) | Sardonyx (uncertain) | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Hera? | Inscription

Vermeule: Agate (Sardonyx) Cameo. (Modern Gold Bracelet Setting) Diademed head of Hera (?) to left, a composition copied from Greek 4th century B.C. coins. Lettered: NSE. Late 18th or 19th century. From same set as 2164.

Height 2 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2176 - Sommerville Gem Number

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