Agora Object: J 111
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   J 111
Inventory Number:   J 111
Section Number:   ΟΟ 529
Title:   Carnelian Part of Ring
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   Oval inset (seal) from bezel, bevelled.
Similar to J 110, but slightly smaller. Chip missing from lower left.
Intaglio: standing semi-draped female figure (Aphrodite) left, seen from three-quarters near. Her right hand is outstreched, holding a pomegranate. Her left elbow rests on a small column, the left hand apparently holding a long spear which passes diagonally in front of her. The barbed head rests on a shield which lies near her feet. The shaft has an ornamental end, with two double volutes.
Venus Victrix type.
Context:   Deposit of jewelry in hypocaust area of bath to east of Poros Building. Found with coins nos. 12-47, for the day.
3rd c. A.D.
Cf. J 106-110, 112 and B 837.
Notebook Page:   1649
Negatives:   Leica, Various vii-82, XXXI-99, 79-14-5, 79-14-6, 80-79-20, 80-79-21
Dimensions:   H. 0.014; W. 0.01
Date:   8 April 1948
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:92/ΙΗ
Deposit:   F 17:2
Lot:   Lot ΟΟ 240
Bibliography:   AgoraPicBk 12 (1971), fig. 31.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), p. 226, pl. 46, 3.
References:   Publication: AgoraPicBk 12 (1971)
Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Report: 1948 ΟΟ
Report Page: 1948 ΟΟ, s. 21
Images (5)
Deposit: F 17:2
Lot: ΟΟ 240
Notebooks (4)
Notebook Pages (4)
Card: J 111
Card: J 111