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Gem Impression

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Object Number:53-5-333
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Florence (Italy)
Naples
Rome (Italy)
Date Made: 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Plaster
Iconography:Heracles
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Alfred G. B. Steel, 1953

Description

Hercules, in the presence of Amphitryton and the infant Iphicles, strangling the serpents which Juno had sent to destroy him in his cradle.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] A Catalogue of Antique Gems, Cast from the Egyptian, Greek & Roman Classical Subjects, Taken from the Originals, in the Museums of Rome, Naples, and Florence.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, no. 333View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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