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: 2.2cm
Width: 1.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2380 - Sommerville Gem Number
462 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

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. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 462View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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