Sigillo cilindrico con scena mitologica

Sigillo cilindrico con scena mitologica
Jewel, gem, seal
Seconda metà del III millennio a.C. (2250 a.C. circa)
Material and technique: 
Serpentino verde maculato
mm 13,70 x 19,20 x 16,30
Acquisto Bonhams, Londra 28.04.2010
inv. Bonhams 304

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Palazzo Clementino Caffarelli - Collezione Santarelli

This room houses the glyptic collection of the Dino and Ernesta Santarelli Foundation, on loan for 10 years at the Capitoline Museums, with items from ancient Egypt, the Near East, from the Greek-Roman world and modern Europe, and presented with a complete educational resource, accompanied by explanatory panels, multimedia tools and illustrative films on the technical processes of glyptic art.

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