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Graeco-Persian scaraboid seal with a hunting scene

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An image of Scaraboid Seal/Stamp Seal. Incised with hunting scene in which a horseman, facing right, discharges an arrow at a lion. Below, a second horseman, facing left, spears a wild boar. Chalcedony, cloudy, depth 0.025 m, length 0.012 m, width 0.031 m, 500-301 B.C. Graeco-Persian.

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Scaraboid Seal/Stamp Seal. Incised with hunting scene in which a horseman, facing right, discharges an arrow at a lion. Below, a second horseman, facing left, spears a wild boar. Chalcedony, cloudy, depth 0.025 m, length 0.012 m, width 0.031 m, 500-301 B.C. Graeco-Persian.

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  • Accession Number: ANE.2.1864
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 866 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 93.58kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

Key words

4th Century 5th Century Ancient Greece animal arrows BC boar boar hunt bow and arrow bowman chalcedony Fitz_ANT Graeco-Persian horseback horseman horses hunter hunting incised intaglio Persian scaraboid scaraboid seal seal spear speared stamp seal wild boar

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rgb(185,191,189), rgb(145,126,92), rgb(155,145,121), rgb(170,165,148), rgb(233,233,227), rgb(143,145,141), rgb(222,221,208), rgb(220,211,199), rgb(148,156,151), rgb(124,124,110), rgb(116,116,108)

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