University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2287
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Rustic Scene
Erotes
Cauldron
Cups
People
Height: 1.6cm
Width: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2287 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Ring Setting) A rustic scene involving the worship of Dionysiac divinities. 12 figures many of whom hold drinking cups approach a group kneeling over a cauldron in the center. Erotes above and below and trees to left and right.


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