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Ringstone: CG 268

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

The Dioscuri, castor and Pollux, each on horseback and confronting one another. They wear chlamydes which billow out behind them, and carry spears. Above them are two stars and between them a crescent moon. Ground line.

Notes

History note: Given by H.C. Caulfield

Measurements and weight

10.5
12.5

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First century A.D.
Circa - Circa 100

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 268
Primary reference Number: 124346
Gem catalogue number: B 138(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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