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Ringstone: CG 202

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A bald and bearded philosopher seated upon a rock in profile to the right. The lower part of his body is draped in a himation. He holds a scroll in his left hand and raises his right hand.

Notes

History note: McClean bequest

Measurements and weight

11
9

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by McClean, Frank

Dating

1st Century BC#
Circa -0100 - Circa

School or Style

Late Hellenistic/Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sard

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 202
Primary reference Number: 124279
Gem catalogue number: B 90(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 February 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Ringstone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124279 Accessed: 2024-07-15 16:04:05

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124279 |title=Ringstone |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-15 16:04:05|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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