Nessus Abducting Dejanira

Maker: Giuseppe Girometti (Italian, Rome 1780–1851 Rome)
Date: ca. 1815–25
Culture: Italian, Rome
Medium: Sardonyx, mounted in gold as a pendant
Dimensions: Overall: 1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in. (4.9 x 5.7 cm); visible cameo (confirmed): 40.5 x 48 mm
Classification: Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line: Purchase, Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso Gift, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2004
Accession Number: 2004.164

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