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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1076
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1800-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Maximinus Pius

Sommerville: Pale Onyx. Maximinus Pius, thirtieth Emperor of Rome. Gold and Bronze Rings - Cameos, Case PPP.

Vermeule: Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Modern Gold ring setting) Head of an elder balding man to right. Sommerville identifies subject as "Maximinus Pius, 30th Emperor of Rome," but a 19th personage seems intended. Neo-Classic.

Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1076 - Sommerville Gem Number

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