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Julius Caesar: M.6-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Julius Caesar






Ringstone, cast ? dark blue translucent glass with intaglio of Julius Caesar wreathed, with a star and legend

Legal notes

Given by Prof. G.D.S. Henderson and Dr I.B. Henderson

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.8 cm
Width: 2.1 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-05-09) by Henderson, G. D. S., Prof Henderson, I. B., Dr


18th-early 19th century
Circa 1700 - Circa 1850

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Materials used in production

dark blue translucent Glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-2005
Primary reference Number: 118890
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 30 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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