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Object Number: 29-128-1887
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Emerald
Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Height: 0.6cm
Width: 0.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1887 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Ring Setting mounted in another stone) Eros standing to right, bending over an uncertain object in front of him. It may be a shield and therefore he may be represented with the attributes of Ares. Graeco-Roman, in indifferent style.


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: p. 44, no. 178; taf. 34View Objects cited in this Publication

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