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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-1871
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek (uncertain)
Byzantine (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1871 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Inscription: 4 lines; illegible late Greek or Byzantine letters. Graeco-Roman.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 298View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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