Sealing Wax Impression of a Cameo or Intaglio

Near East


cast about 18th or 19th century

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

Overall: 1 × 11/16 × 7/16 in. (2.6 × 1.8 × 1.1 cm)

Mount: 13/16 in. (2 cm)

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



Place Made: Europe

Object Name


Research Area

Classical World

Not on view


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

Course History

CLST 06, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Julie Hruby, Fall 2019

CLST 06, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Julie Hruby, Fall 2021

Classical Studies 6.01, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Julie Hruby, Winter 2023


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.

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