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Ringstone: CG 167

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Maker(s)

Aulos (Artist)

Description

Aphrodite seated on rocks holding a rod which is being grasped by a nude boy. Another child clutches her left arm

Notes

History note: Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3 mm
Height: 21 mm
Width: 15 mm

Relative size of this object

1.5 m2.1 m30 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Late first century B.C.
Circa -100 - Circa 7001 -70

Note

Court School

School or Style

Augustan-Court School

Components of the work

Intaglio:

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 167
Primary reference Number: 124243
Gem catalogue number: CM.157.1974
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Ringstone" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/124243 Accessed: 2021-12-01 07:23:20

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