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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2227
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Silver
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Domitian
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2227 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Modern silver ring setting) Head of a Roman, probably the emperor Domitian (A.D. 81-96), facing to left. Neo-Classic

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 274, fig. 209, pl. 335View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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