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Intaglio with Aphrodite and a Basin Set in a Necklace
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Intaglio with Aphrodite and a Basin Set in a Necklace


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Description This intaglio shows the goddess Aphrodite using a basin. The piece is mounted in a necklace, Walters 57.1534, which is attributed to Giacinto Melillo, an apprentice of Alessandro Castellani.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/22/1960Treatmentother
4/01/1970Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
323-30 BC (Hellenistic)
Medium
amethyst
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.838
Measurements
H: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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