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Ringstone: CG 196

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A youth seated upon a rock in profile to the right. He is nude having discarded his chlamys upon which he now rests his left elbow. His right arm is also relaxed but he holds a spear in his hand, the head of which lies against his shoulder. In front is a tree from which his sword in its scabbard is suspended.

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

14
21

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

1st Century BC, Late
Production date: circa 30 BC

School or Style

Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Amethystine garnet

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 196
Primary reference Number: 124273
Gem catalogue number: S 22(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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