Image is Not Available
none
 

Gem

New Search
Object Number:
29-128-1246
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
100-199 AD
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
199
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Paste
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Nymph
Bathing
Description:
Glass paste, imitating Sardonyx. White on blue. (Unmounted) Aphrodite standing to left, bathing in a foot bath into which a nymh pours water from the left. Graeco-Roman, the composition probably based on a later Hellenistic painting or even a statue group.
Length:
2.1cm
Width:
2.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1246   -   Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:



See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

Select objects to add to My Finds list using



Clear List Next - View List
My Finds