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Object Number:
29-128-1203
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Apollo
Python
Description:
Fragment: glass paste. (Unmounted) Probably the bottom of a jar or top of some object. Broken irregularly on all sides and repaired with wax. Color: White and purple imitating Sardonyx. Apollo seated to left, a serpent python beside him. The Delphic tribes behind and a female attendant at left facing him. Graeco-Roman.
Length:
3.9cm
Width:
3.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1203   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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