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Bracelet with the River God Achelous
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Bracelet with the River God Achelous


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Description During the 19th century, archaeological discoveries continued to fuel interest in ancient Greece and Rome. The head of the Greek river god Achelous, carved of jasper, is based on an ancient Etruscan pendant in the Campana collection, now in the Louvre Museum. The sardonyx panels depict classical scenes.
Provenance Private collection; Walters Art Museum, 1989, by gift.
Credit Anonymous gift, 1989

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Period
ca. 1865
Medium
cameos, gold, diamonds, carnelian, sardonyx, jasper
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.2138
Measurements
1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (4.4 x 7.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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