Intaglio ringstone with image of Eros or Cupid

Description
This 'intaglio' ringstone shows the Greek god Eros or Roman god Cupid sitting on a pile of rocks under a tree, playing a double flute. It was found in the Roman province of Dalmatia, and was once part of the collection of Sir Arthur Evans.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/384
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
intaglio ringstone with image of Eros or Cupid
Simple Name
ringstone
Full Name
intaglio ringstone depicting Eros/ Cupid
Dimensions
W 13 mm; length 18 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

Material
jasper
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Site Name
Epidaurum, Dalmatia
Collection Country
Croatia
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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