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Object Number: 29-128-449
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Hippolytus
Phaedra
Theseus
Eros
Height: 5cm
Width: 3.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number449 - Sommerville Gem Number
371 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Hippolytus before Phaedra and Theseus. Eros stands between, beside Phaedra.


Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 371View 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. 694, no. 449, pl. 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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