Object Place: Europe, Italy
6.35 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Shell mounted cameo locket, representing Minerva, mounted in gold filigree frame. White, beige and orange tones. Goddess’s headdress represents 5 horses and chariot, with an angel behind, whose wing partially encircles the whole figure. Breast plate shows a face and a coiled snake, with a sword behind the figure.
Gift of Mrs. Winifred Atwood Frizell