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Ringstone: CG 240

Object information

Current Location: In storage






A bearded warrior, probably Ares, standing with his body half turned to the left. He wears a helmet and cuirass and carries a circular shield on his left arm. In his right hand he holds out an object to a diminutive figure before him (possibly Eros)


History note: Given by H.C. Caulfield

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Caulfied, H. C.


First century B.C.
Circa -100 - Circa

School or Style

Late Hellenistic/Augustan

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Yellow glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 240
Primary reference Number: 124318
Gem catalogue number: B 87(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 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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