|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Period:||Late Hellenistic Period|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number||1838 - Sommerville Gem Number|
Green Agate. (Modern Gilt ring setting) A female (Aphrodite?) crouching to right, a jug held on her right knee and a wreath ? in her raised left hand. The scene is derived from Hellenistic representation of the Crouching Aphrodite. Late Hellenistic or Graeco-Roman. The stone was damaged during course of cutting and too much was removed from Aphrodite's back.
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