Late Hellenistic Period
Green Agate. (Modern Gilt ring setting) A female (Aphrodite?) crouching to right, a jug held on her right knee and a wreath ? in her raised left hand. The scene is derived from Hellenistic representation of the Crouching Aphrodite. Late Hellenistic or Graeco-Roman. The stone was damaged during course of cutting and too much was removed from Aphrodite's back.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|1838 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
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