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Object Number:29-128-1168
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Length: 1.2 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1168 - Sommerville Number
GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number


Sommerville: Antique paste intaglio, color deep sard. Mercury. Vermeule: Glass paste, imitating Sard. Intaglio. (Unmounted) Eros walking to right, a wreath and an uncertain object looking like a bow case in either hand. His quiver filled with arrows is slung over his shoulder. Graeco-Roman, in the decorative tradition of the early Roman Imperial period.


[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. pg. 78 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, no. 264; taf. 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 743, no. 1168View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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