University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-66
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1850
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1800-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Goat
Amalthea
Landscape
Rocks
Trees
Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:66 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

A goat feeding at a water-trough. All set in a landscape with rocks, foliage and trees. Sommerville identifies her as the goat "Amalthea,"


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art. Maxwell Sommerville. pg. 783 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 671, no. 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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