|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||320 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Jugate busts of Ares and Athena to right, wearing helmets, laurel wreaths, cuirasses and cloaks. The features also suggest an emperor and empress such as Hadrian and Sabina (A.D. 117-135). The stone is perhaps ancient but it also has a somewhat renaissance flavor. Appears to have been cut down and shows breaks on right side.
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 687, no. 320||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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