Portrait-relief gem of woman in profile to right.
Roman relief portrait by Unknown Artist, 20th century
© Ashmolean Museum
- 4 x 3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £100 ( Total: £100)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of Capt. E G Spencer-Churchill
Hair in ribbon under 2 rows of curls, plaited at back and tied in loop at nape of neck. Closely resembles Sainte-Chapelle cameo identified as Agrippina, wife of Germanicus and mother of Caligula. Subsequently discovered to be a forgery.