Intaglio ringstone with image of Hermanubis

Description
This ringstone is made from blue glass and shows an image of the god Hermanubis, a Greek version of the Egyptian jackal-headed god. He is standing with his right leg straight and left leg bent, wearing a crown, and with a garment draped over one shoulder leaving his torso bare. In his right hand he is holding a palm branch and on his left is a winged staff called a caduceus. Behind him is a small jackal, the symbol of Anubis.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/358
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone with image of Hermanubis
Simple Name
ringstone
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting Hermanubis
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

Material
glass
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Town
Alexandria?
Collection Country
Egypt?
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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