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Object Number:
29-128-1127
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Medusa
Eros
Description:
Paste, ruby color. (Unmounted) Circular disc, broken on all but the lower left side. Head of a chubby Eros facing.
Length:
3.2cm
Width:
2.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1127   -   Sommerville Number
132   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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