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Engraved carnelian gem with Aphrodite, by Aulos

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An image of Engraved gems/ringstone/intaglio cutting. Aulos, artist. Aphrodite seated on rocks holding a rod which is being grasped by a nude boy. Another child clutches her left arm. Carnelian, height 21 mm, width 15 mm, depth 3 mm, circa 100 B.C. to circa 70 B.C. Augustan-Court School.

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Engraved gems/ringstone/intaglio cutting. Aulos, artist. Aphrodite seated on rocks holding a rod which is being grasped by a nude boy. Another child clutches her left arm. Carnelian, height 21 mm, width 15 mm, depth 3 mm, circa 100 B.C. to circa 70 B.C. Augustan-Court School.

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  • Accession Number: CG 167
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 926 pixels
  • Image width: 812 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 248.96kB
  • Exposure time: 1/45
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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1st Century antiquity Aphrodite Augustan-Court School Aulos BC carnelian child children cornelian Court School engraved gem female female nude finger ring gem gems gemstones goddess gods gold intaglio intaglio cutting jewellery mythological mythology nude ring ringstone rocks rod Roman seated sitting Venus

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