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Object Number: 29-128-633
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1699 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Cupid
Eros
Flute?
Tibia?
Height: 0.8cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number633 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to left, blowing double flutes. Graeco-Roman.


Bibliography:

[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 708, no. 633View Objects cited in this Publication

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