Engraved gem - Priest of Bacchus

Intaille - Prêtre de Bacchus

Depicted object

  • Title of depicted object : Intaglio of a bearded Dionysos
  • Current Location : London. British Museum
  • Current inventory no. : inv. 548 ; 1814,0704.1355
  • Source object dimensions : 2.40, 1.50 (height, width and lenght : cm)
  • Source object type : intaglio
  • Date : 2ndC BC-1stC BC
  • Provenance : Queen Christine of Sweden coll. (17th century), Charles Townley coll. (18th c.-19th c.), Purchased in 1814 from Peregrine Edward Towneley by the British Museum
  • Iconography : Priest, Thyrsus, Bacchus
  • Online Collection Record : British Museum Collection

Bibliography

Reference URL

https://digitalmontagny.inha.fr/en/record/montagny13r02

Drawing

Link to manuscript: 
Drawing Inscription: 
Sacerdote di Bacco.
in corniola
tolto dall Antico
Support Material: 
Transparent paper
Drawing Source: 
Tracing Source: 
Bartoli and Galeotti, 1751 - II, pl. XVIII