Swivel Ring


From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2089
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Greek
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Akragas | Sicily | South Italy (uncertain)
Period Late Classical Greek Period | Hellenistic Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Agate
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Crab | Crescent

Vermeule: Intaglio. Striated grey agate-type stone. (Modern silvered swivel ring setting) Crab, above which appears a star on left and a crescent on right. Cable border. Plaster impression. South Italy; Hellenistic.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 1.4 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2089 - Sommerville Gem Number

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