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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
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.
Height:
0.6cm
Width:
0.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1887   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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: 44
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