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Object Number:
29-128-1962
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Heracles
Hebe
Zeus
Athena
Description:
(Unmounted) Scene of the introduction of Herakles and Hebe to Mount Olympos. Zeus is seated at left and Athena with spear and shield stands beside him. Neo-Classic.
Height:
3cm
Width:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1962   -   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. 228, Fig. 122, Pl. 206, 209
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