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Gem

Object Number:29-128-890
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Equitas
Sceptre
Scales
Height: 0.8 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:890 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Plasma of Emerald. Equita. Justice with the true balance. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case DDD.

Vermeule: Plasma of Emerald. Intaglio. (Unmounted ringstone) Acquitas standing to left., a sceptre staff held in vertically in her left hand, scales or balances in her extended right. Roman Imperial.

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. 48, no. 213; taf. 39View 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. 890, pl. 71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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