University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-617
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1500-1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Iconography:Eros
Altar
Sacrifice
Height: 0.9 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:617 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to left, preparing a sacrifice on an altar at the left. 16th century?


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. 707, no. 617, pl. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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