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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-1615
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Canopus
Height: 0.7 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1615 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) A jar-type image of Canopus facing to right, the uraeus on his head. Neo-classic, imitating a Roman Egyptian stone.

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