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Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-570
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman | Gnostic
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Late Antique Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Hematite
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Demeter | Greek Inscription

Sommerville: Hematite. Intaglio. Obverse, Minerva. Reverse, inscription. Abraxas, Gnostic Gems, Etc, Case HH.

Vermeule: Hematite. Intaglio. (Unmounted). 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"

Height 1.7 cm
Width 1.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 570 - Sommerville Gem Number

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