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Gem

Ring

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Object Number:29-128-1919
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Metal
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Maenad
Priapus
Silenus
Flute
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1919 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) A Maenad makes an offering to a terminal figure of Priapus on a column. Beyond, at the left, stands a figure of Silenus-type blowing the double flutes. Graeco-Roman.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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: pp. 31-32, no. 79; taf. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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