Intaglio gem with clapsed hands and Greek inscription

Details

  • Title

    Intaglio gem with clapsed hands and Greek inscription

  • Associated place

    Wraxall Down (North Wraxall Roman villa) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    3rd century AD (AD 201 - 300)
  • Material and technique

    onyx, carved

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.38 cm (length)
    0.99 cm (width)
    0.4 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Miss Jaqueline Carter, 1972.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1972.2079

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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), 11.15, 115

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