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Intaglio. Roman Imperial period.

Unknown0001/0300

Numismatic Museum

Numismatic Museum

Shape: oviform: Depiction: Judgement of Paris. Paris seated on a rock by a tree, holding the golden apple and looking at the goddesses who have come to him for his judgment; first Aphrodite holding a wreath; then Hera properly dressed in a chiton; and last Athena, fully armed. During the Roman Imperial Period, the legends connected with the Trojan War were popular.

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Details

  • Title: Intaglio. Roman Imperial period.
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 0001/0300
  • null: Cornelian
  • Physical Dimensions: w4.2 x h2.2 cm
  • Type: Engraved gem
  • Rights: Numismatic Museum, Athens, Numismatic Museum, Athens
  • External Link: Numismatic Museum, Athens

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