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Ringstone: CG 163

Object information




A ship with a triangular sail, high bow and stern and a row of large pellets along the side


History note: Leake collection

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5 mm
Height: 18 mm
Width: 15 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin


Second or first century B.C.
Circa 201 - Circa 101

School or Style

Roman Republican

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Sapphirine chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 163
Primary reference Number: 124239
Gem catalogue number: B 71 (CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 November 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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