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Object Number:
29-128-2310
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Goddess
Artemis
Quiver
Bow
Description:
(Modern Silver Ring Setting) Draped bust of a Greek Goddess facing to left. She is undoubtedly Artemis for a quiver and bow protrude over her right shoulder. Graeco-Roman, rather forcefully carved but in a good Hellenistic style.
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2310   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
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