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Gem

Object Number:29-128-316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Heracles
Lion Skin
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:316 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Oriental sardonyx. Hercules. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case S.

Vermeule: Oriental Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold pin setting). Head of the bearded Herakles facing to left. He wears a lionskin. 16th century?

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. 687, no. 316View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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