University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 29-128-1807
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Inscription
Length: 1.1cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1806 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Pendant Setting) Bust of Eros, facing to right, the wings visible behind his shoulders. The stone is inscribed. Graeco-Roman, in very good style.


Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, no. 93; taf. 20View Objects cited in this Publication

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