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Object Number:
29-128-2192
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1899
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Silver
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Dionysos
Description:
Mottled Agate, in brownish colors. (Modern silver ring setting) Vine-wreathed bust of Dionysos facing to right. The features copy the Greek IVth or later statuary types.
Height:
2.2cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2192   -   Sommerville Gem 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. 188, Fig. 44, Pl. 93
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