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Object Number: 29-128-1314
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Amber
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Child
Cupid
Eros
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1314 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Glass paste or Amber? (Unmounted) Facing head of a child or Cupid (Eros). Graeco-Roman


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 750, no. 1314View Objects cited in this Publication

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