Plasma gem engraved with two boys wrestling; on the right the trainer leans against a cippus; he is half-draped, bald and bearded, and carries a rod; on the left is a term of Hermes and an oil-flask hanging from a tree.
- Length: 1.6 centimetres
- Width: 1.4 centimetres
- Length: 1.9 centimetres (including setting)
- Width: 1.7 centimetres (including setting)
- Depth: 0.7 centimetres (including setting)
- Weight: 3 grammes (approx)
1980 5 Jun- 26 Oct, London, BM, The Ancient Olympic Games
2008 1 May-12 Jul, Shanghai, The Ancient Olympic Games
2008 2 Aug-31 Sep, Hong Kong, The Ancient Olympic Games
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA33684
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