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Cameo

Object Number:
29-128-1201
Current Location:
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Woman Reclining
Cleopatra
Man Reclining
Symposium Scene
Description:
Paste, colored white on Sapphire. A half-draped man reclining left, on an enriched couch.
Height:
3.3cm
Length:
4.5cm
Width:
4.7cm
Depth:
0.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1201   -   Sommerville Number
195   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL? (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 142, pl. A.9
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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