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Ringstone: CG 171

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Profile of bearded Zeus, his long hair bound with a hairband, and his bear compact and neat

Notes

History note: Given by A.A. de Pass

Legal notes

Given by A.A. de Pass

Measurements and weight

Height: 10 mm
Width: 8 mm

Relative size of this object

80 cm1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of first century B.C
Circa -50 - Circa

School or Style

Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 171
Primary reference Number: 124247
Gem catalogue number: P 30(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

Citation for print

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