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Object Number: 29-128-2468
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Tyche-Fortuna
Modius
Cornucopia
Rudder
Orb
Height: 2.1cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2468 - Sommerville Gem Number
190 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Mottled Yellow-brown Agate. (Modern ring setting). Personification: Tyche-Fortuna standing right, a modius on her head, cornucopia in right arm, rudder on orb in left hand.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 190View Objects cited in this Publication

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