Sealing Wax Impression of a Cameo or Intaglio

Roman, Greek, Europe, Near East

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cast about 18th or 19th century

Red wax (possibly with sulphur) mounted in gold colored cardboard; molded or cast (impressions)

Overall: 1 3/16 × 7/8 × 7/16 in. (3 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm)

Mount: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Florence and Louis Rose Goodman, Class of 1939P

164.53.1264

Geography/Culture

Europe

Object Name

Sealing

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Inscription

Numbered, in black ink, on cardboard edge (old style script); numbered, in red ink, on cardboard edge (newer script).

Provenance

Collected by Florence Wolf Goodman (1890-1980) and Louis Rose Goodman (1885-1964), New York, New York, in Italy, about 1910-1939 [parent's of William Wolf Goodman (1917-2010), Class of 1939]; given to the Art Department, Dartmouth College, May 1939; transferred to the present collection, 1964.

Old Number

164.53.24423

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