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Object Number 29-128-674
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Northern Europe (uncertain)
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1600-1699
Section Mediterranean
Materials Agate
Technique Cameo
Iconography Hygieia | Snake | Cleopatra VII | Asp

Sommervile: Agate. Hygeia, goddess of Health. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case OO.

Vermeule: Agate. Cameo. (Unmounted). Sommerville terms subject Hygieia, Goddess of Health, but perhaps Cleopatra with the Asp is intended. North European? 17th Century?

Height 1.6 cm
Width 2.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 674 - Sommerville Gem Number

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