|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||374 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Laureate bust of a Greek divinity facing slightly to right., in high relief. Sommerville terms him Zeus. The inspiration, however, is a Roman bust of Herakles such as the colossal example in the British Museum.
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 690, no. 374||View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference|
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