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Ringstone: CG 258

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Hermes standing with his body to the front and head in profile to the left. On his head is a petasos; he holds his money-bag in his right hand and his kerykeion in his left. His Chlamys is draped over his left arm. The god is represented with his main animal attributes; the cock, standing above his right hand; the goat, by his right leg; the tortoise and scorpion, both on his left side. ground line

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Measurements and weight

10
14

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

2nd century A.D.
Circa 100 - Circa 200

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 258
Primary reference Number: 124336
Gem catalogue number: B 146(CM)
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ringstone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124336 Accessed: 2022-07-07 15:46:31

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