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Object Number: 17109
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Red Jasper
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Dolphin
Bow
Sea Monster
Credit Line:Gift of Robert H. Lamborn, 1893
Other Number131 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
K255? - Other Number

Description

ancient gold ring - intaglio with cupid on dolphin. (1893). Red Jasper; intaglio; ancient beaten gold setting. Eros riding to right on dolphin, holding bow and arrow, shooting at sea monster. (Vermeule 1956-1957)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 131View Objects cited in this Publication

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