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Gem

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Object Number:
29-128-272
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Priam
Achilles
Hector
Description:
Priam imploring Achilles for body of HEctor after a well-known relief by Thorvaldson Canova(?).
Height:
6cm
Width:
5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
272   -   Sommerville Number
509   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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. 178, Fig. 22, Pl. 63
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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