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Object Number:
29-128-2557
Current Location:
Classical World Gallery
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Maker:
Luigi Pichler
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1800-1899
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Maenad
Description:
(Modern gilt pin setting) Bust of a Maenad to right. She wears an elaborate vine wreath in her hair with grapes and a ram's head on her right shoulder.
Height:
3.7cm
Width:
4.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2557   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 194, Fig. 55, Pl. 108
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