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Object Number: MS3360
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Italy
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Republican Roman
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Jasper
Red Jasper
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Minerva
Spear
Shield
Height: 1.2cm
Width: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

Description

Heavy ring with red jasper intaglio: Minerva Standing to right brandishing her spear and holding a shield in her left hand. Ringstone is original to setting.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Silk Road Highlights Supplement (10 Feb 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Chapter] Turfa, Jean M. "Etruscan" Gold from Cerveteri (and Elsewhere) in the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in Bell, Sinclair & Nagy, Helen. New Perspectives on Etruria and Early Rome: In Honor of Richard De Puma. 91-118. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 94, fig. 6.1; p. 96View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.209, no.17View Objects cited in this Publication

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