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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
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.
Length:
1.1cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1806   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 34
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