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Title Centuria Séptima of Impronte Gemmarie dell’Instituto, and the Hermitage Engraved Gems from the North Pontic Area, Excavated in the mid-19th century
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About author Dmitrieva, Elena Nikolaevna — researcher. The State Hermitage Museum, Dvortsovaia nab., 34, 191186 St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
In the section Classical Antiquity and the World around Hellas DOI10.18688/aa155-1-13
Year 2015 Volume 5 Pages 136149
Type of article RAR Index UDK 736.22 Index BBK 85.125; 63.3(0)32

 The article is devoted to the content, the history, and the circumstances of creation of the centuria séptima of the collection of plaster casts from engraved gems — Impronte Gemmarie, published by the German Archaeological Institute in Rome in 1868. This part of the seven-volume collection of casts, which mainly contains casts of Etruscan scarabs, for the first time since 1829, the year when the series started being published, prints of gems and fingerings found during archaeological excavations in southern Russia in the first third — mid-19th century included. These artifacts, subsequently deposited at the Imperial Hermitage, have played an important role in the study of the evolution of the art of glyptics in the Northern Black Sea region, while their publication by the German Institute made it possible to introduce them to wide scholarly circulation. 

Reference Elena Dmitrieva. Centuria Séptima of Impronte Gemmarie dell’Instituto, and the Hermitage Engraved Gems from the North Pontic Area, Excavated in the mid-19th century. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 5. Eds: Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova, Anna V. Zakharova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2015, pp. 136–149. ISSN 2312-2129.
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