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Gem

Object Number:29-128-885
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Fortuna
Venus Victrix
Height: 0.8 cm
Width: 1 cm
Depth: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:885 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Emerald. Fortuna. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case CCC.

Vermeule: Emerald Ringstone. Intaglio. (Unmounted) Venus Victrix in the usual pose, seen from the back standing to right. Graeco-Roman, a popular Roman imperial subject.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 44, no. 170; taf. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 724, no. 885, pl. 70View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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