|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number|
1241 - Sommerville Number
Glass paste, imitating Emerald. Intaglio (Unmounted) Aphrodite reclining to left, on a couch. She raises her left hand to Ares who approaches from the left. Graeco-Roman, the composition undoubtedly based on a painting or a relief of the later Hellenistic period.
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 747, no. 1241||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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