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Object Number:
29-128-1904
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Eros
Chariot
Grasshopper
Butterfly
Description:
Eros driving a biga to left. Biga drawn by grasshopper and butterfly.
Height:
1.8cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1904   -   Sommerville Gem Number
458   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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