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Gem

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Object Number:
29-128-1358
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Graeco-Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1600-1699
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Onyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Bacchus
Dionysos
Ariadne
Eros
Panther
Description:
(Unmounted) Dionysos, Ariadne, Eros and a panther. Dionysos is seen discovering Ariadne who is seated in dejected attitude on the Island of Naxos.
Height:
2.6cm
Width:
2.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1358   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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