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Object Number 29-128-316
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1500-1599
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Heracles | Lion Skin

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?

Height 1.7 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 316 - Sommerville Gem Number

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