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Ringstone: CG 354

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

A combination of a bearded head of Herakles with the head of a boar, perhaps the Eurymanthian boar, and another human head, probably a Silenus.

Notes

History note: Perceval bequest

Measurements and weight

13
15

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

First century A.D.
Circa 100 - Circa 100

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio:

Materials used in production

Red jasper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 354
Primary reference Number: 124432
Gem catalogue number: B 296(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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Ringstone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124432 Accessed: 2021-09-17 14:38:31

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