Sard scaraboid sealstone by Unknown Artist

The stone is carved in intaglio with the figure of an athlete picking up a discus, and pivoted in a gold ring.

Details

Medium:
Gold & stone
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1976
Vendor:
Robin Symes

Provenance

The Hon. Robert Erskine.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm

Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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