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Object Number 29-128-966
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Ptolemy | Alexander the Great

Sommerville: Onyx. Ptolemy. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case III.

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting) Laureate draped bust to right; termed Ptolemy, son of Marc Antony by Cleopatra in Sommerville catalogue, but certainly modeled after representations of Alexander the Great.

Height 2.9 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 966 - Sommerville Gem Number

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