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Object Number: 29-128-1874
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Zeus-Ammon
Height: 1.8cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1874 - Sommerville Gem Number
144 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Burnt Chalcedony. (Modern gilt setting) Jupiter as Ammon (see918) save that intaglio is carved to come out correctly in wax or plaster impression.


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. 144View Objects cited in this Publication

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