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Object Number: 29-128-1201
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
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
Height: 3.3cm
Length: 4.5cm
Width: 4.7cm
Depth: 0.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1201 - Sommerville Number
195 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL? (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Paste, colored white on Sapphire. A half-draped man reclining left, on an enriched couch.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fleming, Stuart J. 1999. Roman Glass (II): Reflections on Cultural Change. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 142, pl. A.9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 195View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 744, no. 1201, pl. 77View Objects cited in this Publication

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