50 BC-AD 400
(Unmounted) Bacchus stands to left holding karanthos and thrysus, panther at his feet. Sommerville calls Hylas with dog (staff and water jug). Graeco-Roman.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|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)
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 113
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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