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Ringstone: CG 229

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A sphinx sitting in profile to the right; slim, sinuous body, wings swept back but not curved at the ends.

Notes

History note: Perceval bequest

Measurements and weight

10.5
9

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

1st Century, second half#
Circa -50 - Circa

School or Style

Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Pale cornelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 229
Primary reference Number: 124307
Gem catalogue number: B 237(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 November 2015 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/124307 Accessed: 2024-02-27 21:46:27

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