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Object Number 29-128-693
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Italy
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1600-1699
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Man | Woman | Julia Pia | Geta Septimius | Emperor | Empress | Marcus Aurelius | Helena

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Julia Pia and her son Geta. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case PP.

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Cameo. (Unmounted). Jugate busts to right; of a man and woman. man resembles young Marcus Aurelius, the wom the Empress Helena as seen on a unique bronze medallion in British Museum. Italian 17th Century work.

Height 2.3 cm
Width 1.8 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 693 - Sommerville Gem Number

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