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Gem

Object Number:29-128-808
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1880
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1880
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Calcite
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Priestess
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:808 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Red Calcite. An Egyptian princess. Tenerae, Case XX.

Vermeule: Red calcite. Cameo. (Unmounted) Head of a woman in a peculiar headdress facing slightly to left. Sommerville terms her an Egyptian princess. 19th century.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 718, no. 808View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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