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Intaglio with Laureate Bust of Volusian
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Intaglio with Laureate Bust of Volusian


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Description This intaglio depicts a bust of the Roman emperor Volusian (r. 251-253 CE) in profile to the left and wearing a laurel wreath.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/22/1960Treatmentother
Provenance Thomas Gibson-Carmichael, London, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Carmichael sale, Sotheby's, London, 1926, p. 41, no. 366 (537); Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1926, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Period
mid-late 3rd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
green agate, gold
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Accession Number
42.165
Measurements
H of intaglio with setting: 3/4 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (1.94 x 1.66 x 0.35 cm); Diam of ring: 7/8 in. (2.26 cm)
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