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Engraved carnelian gem, male bust in profile

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An image of Engraved gem. Ringstone. Intaglio. Male bust in profile to the right; the head has curly hair and the face has a light, stubbly beard and a prominent nose. The shoulders are draped. In front is a Bactrian inscription on palaeographic grounds. Intaglio cutting. Carnelian, height 18.5 mm, width 15 mm, circa 200-circa 400. Kushano-Sassanian. Alternative Number: gem catalogue number; CM.61.1967.

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Engraved gem. Ringstone. Intaglio. Male bust in profile to the right; the head has curly hair and the face has a light, stubbly beard and a prominent nose. The shoulders are draped. In front is a Bactrian inscription on palaeographic grounds. Intaglio cutting. Carnelian, height 18.5 mm, width 15 mm, circa 200-circa 400. Kushano-Sassanian. Alternative Number: gem catalogue number; CM.61.1967.

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  • Accession Number: CG 475
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1140 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 103.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/45
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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3rd Century 4th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending AD antiquity Bactrian carnelian cornelian curls curly engraved gem Fitz_ANT gem gemstones hair hairstyle inscribed inscriptions intaglio intaglio cutting Kushano-Sasanian Kingdom male oval profile

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