Finger Ring


From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1140
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Paste
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Chariot Race

Sommerville: Antique paste intaglio, color deep sard. A representation of Chariot-races; each quadriga has four horses abreast. Interesting. Antique Pastes, Case TTT.

Vermeule: Sard paste. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Four chariots galloping in a circle as if in Circus Maximus, Rome. Each is a quadriga, i.e., pulled by four horses. Roman Imperial.

Length 1.3 cm
Width 1.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1140 - Sommerville Gem Number | GL01b (ancient glass project) - Other Number

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