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Ringstone: CG 315

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Bust of Harpocrates in profile to the right. The crown of his head is bald, but long tresses hang down his neck to the shoulders. On his forehead is a lotus bud. He raises his right hand to his lips in a gesture commanding silence. Behind him is a cornucopia.

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Measurements and weight

10.5
10

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

1st Century, second half
Production date: 50 BC

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sard

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 315
Primary reference Number: 124393
Gem catalogue number: B 318(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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