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Ringstone: CG 165

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 21

Maker(s)

Dioskourides

Entities

Categories

Description

Hermes standing facing, wearing a petasos and a chlamys holding a kerykeion in his left hand.

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.5 mm
Height: 16 mm
Width: 12 mm

Relative size of this object

1.2 m1.6 m25 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Last quarter of first century B.C.
Circa -0025 - Circa

Note

Court school

School or Style

Augustan-Court School

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 165
Primary reference Number: 124241
Gem catalogue number: S 25 (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

Citation for print

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