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Object Number:29-128-46
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1600
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1600
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Julius Caesar
Length: 2.6 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:46 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Julius Caesar. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case C. Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo (Gold mount - box top?) Head of Julius Caesar to left. Probably Italian, 17th.


Bibliography:

[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. 669, no. 46View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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