Sealing Wax Impression of a Cameo or Intaglio (Cupid on Lion)

Roman, Greek, 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 3/8 × 1 1/16 × 7/16 in. (3.5 × 2.7 × 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

164.53.778

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).

Course History

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

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

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

71

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