University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2380
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Metal
Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Bow
Arrow
Butterfly
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2380 - Sommerville Gem Number
462 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. Eros standing to right, holding bow and arrow in left hand, right hand held over head. Psych in form of butterfly at his feet to right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 462View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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