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Object Number: 29-128-1904
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Chariot
Grasshopper
Butterfly
Height: 1.8cm
Width: 1.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1904 - Sommerville Gem Number
458 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Eros driving a biga to left. Biga drawn by grasshopper and butterfly.


Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 458View Objects cited in this Publication

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