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Object Number: 29-128-1888
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Ares
Mars
Cloak
Spear
Shield
Height: 0.5cm
Width: 0.7cm
Depth: 0.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1888 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Plasma of Emerald. (Modern gold ring setting) Ares (Mars) standing to left, his cloak over his left arm, spear held vertically in right and shield at his right side.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41, no. 150; taf. 30View Objects cited in this Publication

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