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Object Number: 29-128-875
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Heliotrope (Mineral)
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Silenus
Bacchus
Dionysos
Height: 1.1cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number875 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Unmounted) Silenos standing to left, beside a youthful Dionysus who extends his hand to him. Graeco-Roman


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 723, no. 875, pl. 69View Objects cited in this Publication

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