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Gem

Bracelet Fragment

Object Number:29-128-2176
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1899
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate (uncertain)
Sardonyx (uncertain)
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Hera?
Inscription
Height: 2 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2176 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

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.

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