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Greek intaglio gem with a seated woman

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An image of Engraved gems/scaraboid. Seated woman in sleeveless chiton, profile to right, looking in mirror held by servant girl. Inscription 'belonging to Mike' and 'made by Dexamenos'. Intaglio cutting, sapphirine chalcedony, height 22mm, width 17mm, depth 8mm. Classical Greek Period, circa 450-425 B.C.

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Engraved gems/scaraboid. Seated woman in sleeveless chiton, profile to right, looking in mirror held by servant girl. Inscription 'belonging to Mike' and 'made by Dexamenos'. Intaglio cutting, sapphirine chalcedony, height 22mm, width 17mm, depth 8mm. Classical Greek Period, circa 450-425 B.C.

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  • Accession Number: CG 53
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 725 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 107.40kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 400
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2053:01:10 11:05:55

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5th Century Ancient Greece antiquity BC blue chalcedony chiton classical antiquity Classical Greek Period daily life dress engraved engraved gem engraving female Fitz_ANT gem gemstones Greek intaglio maids maidservant mirrors scaraboid seated servant sitting toilet toilette woman

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