Portrait-relief gem of woman in profile to right.

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.


Capt E.G.Spencer-Churchill.

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH
01865 278000

Opening times

Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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