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Object Number 29-128-1832
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Creator Dioscurides
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sard | Gold
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Satrap | Tissaphrares | Signature

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Bust of a Persian satrap facing to right. The features are copied from the well-known late Vth century B.C. Tetradrachms of Tissaphrares. The stone is signed Dioskurides in Greek letters. Neo-Classic.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1832 - Sommerville Gem Number

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