University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-635
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros
Cupid
Aphrodite?
Nymph
Height: 1.1 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:625 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros washing the feet of Aphrodite or a nymph in a large Roman-type foot bath. Neo-Classic.


Bibliography:

[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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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