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.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1261 || - || Sommerville Number|
|GL01b (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
[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.
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