University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1991
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Dionysos
Wine Cup
Thyrsus
Height: 0.9cm
Width: 1.2cm
Depth: 0.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1991 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Dionysus walking unsteadily to left. He holds a wine cup in his raised left hand and his pine-coned topped staff (thyrsus) in the other.


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