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Gem

Object Number:29-128-1136
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Enamel
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Scenic Mask
Maenad
Length: 2.8 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1136 - Sommerville Gem Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

Description

Sommerville: Antique enamel cameo, color red jasper-onyx. A Scenic mask. Antique Pastes, Case TTT.

Vermeule: Enameled paste, imitating Sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted) A theatrical mask of a Maenad with vine leaves and grapes in her hair, facing. Graeco-Roman.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 741, no. 1136, pl. 77View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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