University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1908
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Red Jasper
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Club
Lion Skin
Height: 0.9cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1908 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Red Jasper. (Modern Silver Ring Setting) Eros walking to right, carrying the club of Herakles and wearing his lionskin over the shoulders. Graeco-Roman in a very good style.


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