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Ringstone: CG 175

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Hermes leaning on a low pillar, wearing his petasos and holding an animal in his arm. A child reaches up to touch the animal

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.5 mm
Height: 12 mm
Width: 10.5 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

1st Century BC, Late
Circa -30 - Circa

School or Style

Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 175
Primary reference Number: 124251
Gem catalogue number: B 149(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 November 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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