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Ringstone: CM.114-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Roughly shield-shaped face with serrated edges at sides, round grip behind.

Laureate head (Roman emperor?). Type F1


History note: Lot 51, Sotheby cat., 1 December 1930.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-07-19) by Trustees of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine


Late Renaissance
1500 CE - 1799 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

banded Moss agate

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.114-1982
Primary reference Number: 208917
Wellcome: 201
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 25 May 2016 Updated: Wednesday 25 May 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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