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Object Number:
29-128-1261
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Infant
Cupid
Zeus
Goat
Amalthea
Description:
Glass paste ringstone, imitating Hyacinth. Cameo. (Unmounted) Infant Zeus riding the goat Amalthea. A flaw in the surface leads Sommerville to interpret the figure as a winged Eros. Graeco-Roman.
Length:
1.3cm
Width:
1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1261   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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