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Gem Impression

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Object Number:53-5-61
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Florence (Italy)
Naples
Rome (Italy)
Date Made: 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Plaster
Iconography:Jupiter
Vulcan
Heracles
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Alfred G. B. Steel, 1953

Description

Jupiter commanding Vulcan to forge the most formidable arrows that could be made for Hercules, to destroy the monsters which infested the earth.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] A Catalogue of Antique Gems, Cast from the Egyptian, Greek & Roman Classical Subjects, Taken from the Originals, in the Museums of Rome, Naples, and Florence.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 5, no. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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