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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1855
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx | Silver
Technique Cameo
Iconography Alexander the Great | Zeus-Ammon

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern silver ring setting) Head of Alexander the Great with the horn of Zeus Ammon. The design is copied directly from the coins of Lysimachus. Neo-Classic.

Height 1.2 cm
Width 1.4 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1855 - Sommerville Gem Number

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