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Object Number 29-128-28
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1700-1799
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Heliogabalus | Elagabalus | Elder

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. - Heliogabalus or Elagabalus - 26th Emperor of Rome, in sarcerdotal costume. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case B.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Veiled bust of an elderly bearded man of the "Oriam" type, facing to right. 18th Century.

Length 1.5 cm
Width 1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 28 - Sommerville Gem Number

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