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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-2079
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Eros
Description:
Glass paste, imitating Sard. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Aphrodite standing to left, half-draped with left hand on hip and extending her right hand to Eros who reaches up to grasp it. Graeco-Roman, in a plastic Alexandrine style, quite like some of the Gegraw plaques.
Height:
1cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2079   -   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: 55
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