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Maker:

Unknown

Category:

engraved gems

Name(s):

ringstone
intaglio

Date:

circa 0 circa 100

School/Style:

Roman Imperial

Period:

first century A.D.

Description:

a combination of a bearded head of Herakles with the head of a boar, perhaps the Eurymanthian boar, and another human head, probably a Silenus.

Technique:

intaglio cutting; intaglio

Material:

red jasper; whole

Dimension(s):

, 15, mm
, 13, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; ; Perceval, Spencer George

Provenance:

Perceval bequest

Alternative
Number:

gem catalogue number; B 296(CM)

Documentation:

Henig, Martin. Scarisbrick, Diana. Whiting, Mary. 1994. Classical Gems, Ancient and Modern Intaglios and Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 167

Accession:

Object Number: CG 354
(Antiquities)
(record id: 124432; input: 2005-09-14; modified: 2015-11-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124432