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Object Number 29-128-958
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1700-1799
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold | Sardonyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Pyrrhus

Sommerville: Sardonyx. Pyrrhus, King of Epirus. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case III.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Helmeted bust of bearded warrior to right. Sommerville identifies him as Pyrrhus, King of Epirus. Earlier 18th century?

Height 1.9 cm
Width 2.6 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 958 - Sommerville Gem Number

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