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Object Number:
29-128-156
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hebe
Heracles
Lion Skin
Description:
Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted) Hebe advancing to right, pouring a libation for Herakles who is seated to left on his lionskin. Neo-Classic, copying models of the school of Canova.
Length:
2.8cm
Width:
2.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
156   -   Sommerville 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. 123, Pl. 210
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