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Object Number: 29-128-929
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Crystal (stone)
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Demeter
Grain
Height: 1.1cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number929 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold ring setting) Bust of Demeter facing to left., she wears a crown made of sheaves of grain. Neo-Classic


Bibliography:

[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 728, no. 929, pl. 74View Objects cited in this Publication

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