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Object Number:
50-1-116B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Victory
Nike
Inscription
Description:
Plain band broadening toward gem. Incised on inner surface: Victoria in cursive script. Gem oval, convex on outer surface. The stone has a layer of white below, orange above. Cut in intaglio is the figure of a standing Victory or Nike facing to right.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis

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