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Engraved jasper gem with a figure in a skirt

Image attached to CG 516

An image of Engraved gems. Magical amulet. Obverse: a roughly-incised figure in a flounced skirt, with widely flung arms (?) which appear to end in small rods. On either side is a curled motif. The reverse is left blank.  Intaglio cutting, jasper, 13 mm x 11 mm, circa 300-circa 500 AD. Roman Imperial.

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Engraved gems. Magical amulet. Obverse: a roughly-incised figure in a flounced skirt, with widely flung arms (?) which appear to end in small rods. On either side is a curled motif. The reverse is left blank. Intaglio cutting, jasper, 13 mm x 11 mm, circa 300-circa 500 AD. Roman Imperial.

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  • Accession Number: CG 516
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 105
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 684 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 259.11kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2014:04:25 16:10:02

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4th Century 5th Century AD amulet antiquity engraved gem figure Fitz_ANT flounce flounced gemstones incised intaglio intaglio cutting jasper magical amulet red Roman Roman Imperial skirt

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