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Intaglio engraved carnelian gem with Hercules

Image attached to GR.13.1954

An image of Engraved gems/scarab/intaglio. Heracles, facing front, wearing lionskin and holding club and bow.  Intaglio cutting, carnelian, height 15 mm, width 11 mm, depth 8 mm, circa 400- circa 301 B.C. Etruscan.

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Engraved gems/scarab/intaglio. Heracles, facing front, wearing lionskin and holding club and bow. Intaglio cutting, carnelian, height 15 mm, width 11 mm, depth 8 mm, circa 400- circa 301 B.C. Etruscan.

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  • Accession Number: CG 106
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 996 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 530.61kB
  • Exposure time: 1/250
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2015:06:29 14:26:08

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