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Object Number:29-128-881
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald (uncertain)
Paste (uncertain)
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Fides
Demeter
Corn
Fruit
Height: 0.9 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:881 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted ringstone) Fides-Demeter standing to the left, ears of corn in her lowered left hand, a tray of fruit held on her right. Roman Imperial.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 46, no. 193; taf. 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art. Maxwell Sommerville. pg. 783 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 723, no. 881, pl. 70View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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