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Intaglio of Aeneas with Anchises and Ascanius
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Intaglio of Aeneas with Anchises and Ascanius


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Description The hero Aeneas flees the fallen city of Troy carrying his father, Anchises, on his shoulder and holding his son, Ascanius, by the hand.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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Period
509-27 BC (Republican)
Medium
sard, gold ring
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Accession Number
42.1186
Measurements
intaglio with setting: 3/4 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (1.83 x 1.65 x 0.37 cm); ring: 13/16 in. (2.06 cm) (diam.)
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