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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2444
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Silver
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Demeter?
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2444 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Mottled Agate. Cameo. (Modern Silvered Ring Setting) Laureate veiled bust of a woman to left, perhaps intended for the Goddess Demeter. The stone is very well carved. Graeco-Roman.

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