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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
Description:
(Unmounted) Silenos standing to left, beside a youthful Dionysus who extends his hand to him. Graeco-Roman
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
875   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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. 69
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