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Object Number:
29-128-2383
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Eros
Description:
(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Aphrodite nude and holding her tresses with the left hand, stands to the right, a sword held in the right hand. Eros stands beside her, balancing a crested helmet on his head. Neo-Classic, based on a Hellenistic statuary type.
Height:
1.2cm
Width:
2.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2383   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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