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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
Height: 1.4cm
Width: 1.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2310 - Sommerville Gem Number

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.


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: p. 33, no. 89; taf. 20View Objects cited in this Publication

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