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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2235
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Silver
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 1.3 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2235 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (Modern Silvered ring setting) Inscription in 4 lines: SALVOEL, LESPONTI, OFELIXSV, NTROFVS. A personal-name stone with an invocation for the good health of the wearer. Graeco-Roman.

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. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 297View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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