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Ringstone: CG 133

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Profile of a nude young warrior wearing only a helmet and chlamys, holding a shield. To his left stands a column entwined by a serpent on top of which sits a bird

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4 mm
Height: 15 mm
Width: 11 mm

Relative size of this object

1.1 m1.5 m40 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second or first century B.C.
Circa -0200 - Circa -0100

School or Style

Roman Republican

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Red-brown cornelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 133
Primary reference Number: 124209
Gem catalogue number: S 14(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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