- Museum number
Cameo; onyx; Tuccia, the Vestal Virgin, advancing to right, looking back over her shoulder; raised left hand holds fold of drapery which blows behind her head; in right hand is the sieve in which she carried water to prove her chastity; in modern gold ring.
- Production date
Length: 1.16 inches
- Curator's comments
- Text from Dalton 1915, Catalogue of Engraved Gems:
In a modern gold ring.
Information supplementary to Dalton 1915:
The subject is after Pichler, no. 15623 in the Catalogue of James Tassie's collection of impression of engraved gems by E.Raspe, 1791, p. 794 (available online via the Beazley Archive).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number