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Object Number: 29-128-570
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Late Antique Period
Greek Inscription
Height: 1.7cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number570 - Sommerville Gem Number
304 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


A divinity or personification, perhaps Demeter, standing to left, holding ears of corn? and sceptre staff. Inscription obverse OE N EXEGROS. Reverse Phi Delta Omega Rho Omicron Sigma 1956 Exhibition #304. "Gnostic"

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 304View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 704, no. 570, pl. 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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