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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1107
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1750-1880
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Marcus Agrippa

Sommerville: Sardonyx. Marcus Agrippa, general under Augustus and grand admiral. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case RRR.

Vermeule: Mottled agate. Cameo. (Modern gold ring (reset) Mount) Male head to left. The features are based on a Julio Claudian coin portrait, probably Agrippa (died 12 B.C. the son-in-law of Augustus). Later 18th or more likely 19th century.

Height 3.2 cm
Width 2.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1107 - Sommerville Gem Number

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