Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-908
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made 1st century BCE - 1st century CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold | Jacinth
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Cybele | Lions | Throne

Sommerville: Jacinth. Cybele, or Berecyntia, also known as Madre Montagna, "the mountain mother," also as Madre Magna, "great mother." Gold Rings - Intaglios, Case EEE.

Vermeule: Jacinth. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Cybele enthroned, facing. Graeco-Roman.

Height 1.8 cm
Width 1.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 908 - Sommerville Gem Number

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