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Amulet

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Object Number:
29-128-1622
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Stone
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Garland
Description:
Amulet, pierced for suspension. Cameo. (Unmounted) Bust of Eros facing slightly to right. He wears an elaborate wreath of garlands and fruits about the neck. Graeco-Roman, undoubtedly made in Egypt in a fashion with traditions to much the older Egyptian times.
Height:
1.9cm
Width:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1622   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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