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Gem

Ring

Object Number:50-1-115B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period (uncertain)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Basalt
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Aphrodite Kallipygos
Length: 2 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Outside Diameter:2.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Narrow, rectangular bezel with standing figure in relief: Aphrodite Kallipygos? Schematized human face with plump features below each end of bezel. Band semicircular in section incised on convex surface with closely spaced lines.

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