Cammeo con Gorgonèion

Cammeo con Gorgonèion
Jewel, gem, seal
1750 circa
Material and technique: 
Sardonice a tre strati
mm 16 x 16 x 4,4
Collezione privata, 2002
inv. 47/73g

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Palazzo Clementino Caffarelli - Collezione Santarelli

This room houses the glyptic collection of the Dino and Ernesta Santarelli Foundation, on loan for 10 years at the Capitoline Museums, with items from ancient Egypt, the Near East, from the Greek-Roman world and modern Europe, and presented with a complete educational resource, accompanied by explanatory panels, multimedia tools and illustrative films on the technical processes of glyptic art.

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