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Object Number: 29-128-956
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Height: 2.6cm
Width: 2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number956 - Sommerville Gem Number
419 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


(Modern gilt ring setting) Laureate, draped bust to right, termed Ariosto the Italian poet (1474-1533).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. 419View 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. 732, no. 956View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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