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Object Number:
29-128-1840
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Dionysos
Thyrsus
Cloak
Description:
Pale Sard. (Modern silver ring setting) Dionysus walking to right, holding a cloak behind him and his pine-cone staff over his right shoulder. Neo-Classic
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
1.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1840   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 186, Fig. 40, Pl. 83, 87
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