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Accession_Number 2007.9.2.4
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Displays the seated figure of a woman on the left hand side, her arms outstretched, being handed a child by Hermes, standing on the right. (Box Index = Mercury giving baby Bacchus to a Nymph of the covern of Nysa). Tray 5, Layer 1, Gem 4
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Condition Intact, one small stain.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Modern
Date
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Image
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.0
Diameters 4.4 across at widest
Handle_height
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Location 10.2
Edited_by Freya (Guja and Matt 03.12.08); Laura
Date_edited 13.9.2007;11.08.2016
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