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Object Number:
29-128-2507
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Description:
(Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Aphrodite crouching to left in her bath holding her drapery up over her head and in front of her. Neo-Classic, going back to later Hellenistic models in painting and sculpture.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2507   -   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. 208, Fig. 83, Pl. 145,148
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