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Seven ancient utensils reconstructed from bas-reliefs etc. Etching by L. Roccheggiani, ca. 1811.
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Seven ancient utensils reconstructed from bas-reliefs etc. Etching by L. Roccheggiani, ca. 1811., result 1 of 1

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Culture
Italian
Title
Seven ancient utensils reconstructed from bas-reliefs etc. Etching by L. Roccheggiani, ca. 1811.
Work Type
Etchings.
Date
[1811?]
Material
etching ;
Measurements
platemark 19.3 x 29 cm
Description
1 print :
As described in the lettering, no. 1 (top left), an open box from which a snake emerges, is a box carried by priestesses of Bacchus as shown in a bas-relief in the Villa Borghese; no. 2 (centre right) is a candelabra shown in an Etruscan bas-relief in the Villa Albani; no. 3 (top right) an urn with a snake carved on the side, is a vase in Egyptian form found at the Torre di Roccabruna in Hadrian's villa in Tivoli; no. 4 (below left) is a lyre shown in a bas-relief in the Villa Mattei; no. 5 (below right) is a Greek tazza of mosaic in the Capitoline Museums; no. 6 (below left) is a Phrygian cap in the Vatican Museums; no. 7 (left) is an Egyptian sceptre with a bird's head at one end, shown on an obelisk in the Vatican gardens
1. Cesta mistica ... 2. Candelabro ... 3. Vaso di pietra ... 4. Lira ... 5. Tazza greca di musaico ... 6. Berretto frigio ... 7. Scetro egizio ... Roccheggiani fecit.
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Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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File Properties
File Name
L0021656.jpg
SSID
24739859

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