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Ringstone: CG 140

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 21

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

A bull bounding towards the left, dragging along the helpless Dirce who is attached to its horns by a rope

Notes

History note: Given by A.A. de Pass

Legal notes

Given by A.A. de Pass

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2 mm
Height: 21 mm
Width: 13 mm

Relative size of this object

1.3 m2.1 m20 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by de Pass, Alfred A.

Dating

First century B.C.`
Production date: circa 100 BC

School or Style

Roman Republic

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Banded agate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 140
Primary reference Number: 124216
Gem catalogue number: P 13(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 29 January 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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