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Object Number:
29-128-1161
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Silenus
Maenad
Dionysos
Description:
(Broken about top and unmounted). Silenus, lolling on ground, and a Maenad give a cup of wine to the child Bacchus, standing to the left. A tree fills the background.
Length:
2.8cm
Width:
2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1161   -   Sommerville Number
204   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

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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