- Museum number
Intaglio; sard; Menelaus, or Ajax, to right, supporting body of Patroclus; in gold ring.
- Production date
Length: 0.50 inches
- Curator's comments
- Text from Dalton 1915, Catalogue of Engraved Gems:
In a gold ring.
B.M. Cat. of Gems, 1888, no. 1405.
Although there are differences in detail in the general composition as also in the drapery of Menelaus, there is a close agreement with the replicas of the Pasquino group (Annali dell' Inst. , 1870, pls. A-F).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1981: lent to Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, for exhibition 'The Most Beautiful Statues. The Taste for Antique Sculpture1500-1900'.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Trojan War
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: 1867,0507.426 (Greek and Roman reg.no)