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Intaglio with the Hora (Personification) of Summer
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Intaglio with the Hora (Personification) of Summer

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Description This intaglio depicts the Hora (personification of a season) of summer walking to the right. She holds a wreath in her left hand and wheat in her right.
Provenance Arthur Evans, Oxford, by 1938 [mode of acquistion unknown] [Evans inv. no. 139; said to be from Rome]; Jacob Hirsch, Munich, 1941 [executor of Evans' will]; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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late 1st century BCE-early 1st century CE (Early Roman Imperial)
glass, gold mount
(Precious Stones & Gems)
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with mount: 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (4.1 x 2.9 x 0.6 cm)
  • Italy, Rome (Place of Discovery)


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