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Gem

Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-2134
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gnosticism
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Green Jasper
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2134 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Boulis: Green Jasper set in metal swivel ring. Intaglio. Obverse: Male figure facing left with whip (?) in left hand and shield (?) in right hand. Reverse: Inscription 6 lines of Greek type letters. Probably Gnostic.

Vermeule: Green jasper. Intaglio. (Unmounted Ring Stone). Obverse: Egyptian style figure standing to right with Isiaic symbols, a staff or whip and a pail (?). Reb. 7 lines of Greek type letters. "Gnostic."

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