Intaglio gem set in a gold ring: the goddess Roma holds a figure of Victory

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Details

  • Title

    Intaglio gem set in a gold ring: the goddess Roma holds a figure of Victory

  • Associated place

    Rome (place of purchase)
  • Date

    1st - 2nd century AD (AD 1 - 200)
  • Material and technique

    gold, burnt cornelian

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    0.93 cm (length)
    0.73 cm (width)
    2.28 cm (diameter)
    4.77 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1897.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 13 | Rome
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    ANFortnum.FR.157

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Further reading

Scarisbrick, Diana and Taylor, Gerald, Finger rings from Egypt to the present day (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1978), no.135, p.38

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