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Object Number:29-128-146
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Ionic Column
Length: 1.3 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:146 - Sommerville Gem Number
120 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Carnelian - Intaglio. Antique. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case I. Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Unmounted). Eros leaning against Ionic column and holding Bacchic attributes [symbole]? "bought from Mirza Petros Khan, Persian Commissioner to the Vienna Exhibition, 1873" Graeco-Roman.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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. 44, no. 176, taf. 34View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 120View 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. 676, no. 146View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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