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Object Number: 29-128-1220
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Alexandria
Egypt (uncertain)
Materials:Glass Paste
Length: 2.5cm
Width: 2.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1220 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Glass paste, imitating pale yellow Sard: Broken on all edges. (Unmounted) Head of a chubby Eros facing. A leafy ? border remains on the right and below. Graeco-Roman, in a style associated with the workshops of Alexandria.


[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. 745, no. 1220View Objects cited in this Publication

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