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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-1945
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 100-199 AD
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Ephesian Artemis
Stags
Star
Crescent
Height: 0.8 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Depth: 0.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1945 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) The Ephesian Artemis facing, flanked by two stylized stags. At left and right in the field a star and a crescent. Graeco-Roman. The representation similar to that encountered on coins of Asia-Minor in the IInd A.D.

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