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Object Number:
29-128-1931
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
50 BC-AD 400
Early Date:
-50
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jasper
Metal
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Eros
Hippocanth
Sea Horse
Description:
Red Jasper. (Modern gilt ring setting) Eros riding to right, on a sea horse or hypocamp.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1931   -   Sommerville Gem Number
130   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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