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Object Number:
29-128-854
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Hylas
Water Jug
Staff
Dog
Dionysos
Wine Jug
Thyrsus
Panther
Description:
(Unmounted) Bacchus stands to left holding karanthos and thrysus, panther at his feet. Sommerville calls Hylas with dog (staff and water jug). Graeco-Roman.
Length:
1.9cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
854   -   Sommerville Gem Number
113   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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