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493, Portrait (profile right): Elagabalus (?). Radiate bust of Elagabalus? The back of the bezel has a cameo head of a young woman, in white on a blue enamel ground.

  • Record Number: 40005027
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 493
  • Period of Original Gem: Early 3rd cent. AD?
  • Material of Original Gem: Citrine
  • Description: Portrait (profile right): Elagabalus (?). Radiate bust of Elagabalus? The back of the bezel has a cameo head of a young woman, in white on a blue enamel ground.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1073
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 493
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 270
  • Size: 17x16
  • Comments: Foiled, set in an enamelled gold ring.
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