Intaglio gem, Rhea Silvia

Details

  • Title

    Intaglio gem, Rhea Silvia

  • Associated place

    The Roman World (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st century BC (100 - 1 BC)
  • Material and technique

    orange sard

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.38 cm (length)
    1.25 cm (width)
    0.23 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Sir Arthur Evans, 1941.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1941.330

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Further reading

Martin Henig, and MacGregor, A., Catalogue of the Engraved Gems and Finger-Rings in the Ashmolean Museum, ii: Roman, British Achaeological Reports, International Series, 1332: Studies in Gems and Jewellery, 3 (Oxford: Archaeopress, 2005), 10.69, 109

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