Ringstone with the head of a tyche wearing a modius - ROM2018_16203_24

ROM2018_16203_24

Ringstone with the head of a tyche wearing a modius

Medium:Engraved carnelian
Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: 2nd century BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
1.45 x 1.17 cm
Object number: 995.144.4
Credit Line: Gift of R.E. Hindley. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Propery Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commision Canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la loi su l'Exportation et l'Importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionRingtone engraved with the head of a Tyche. She is wearing a modius on her head and rendered in profile right. Her hair is arranged into a roll along the fringe. Perhaps a portrait of the Ptolemaic Queen Arsinoe II in guise of a Tyche.
Collection:
Greek World
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