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Object Number: 29-128-416
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1879
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1879
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Athena
Corinthian Helmet
Height: 2.1cm
Width: 2.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number416 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Draped bust of Athena to right, wearing a created Corinthian helmet. 19th Century.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 692, no. 416View Objects cited in this Publication

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