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Scaraboid: E.589.1954

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Ram standing in profile to left


History note: Greg Bequest

Legal notes

Greg bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5 mm
Height: 13 mm
Width: 10 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Greg, Robert, Sir


Fifth century B.C.
Circa -0500 - Circa -0401

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production

Black obsidian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.589.1954
Primary reference Number: 124079
Gem catalogue number: CG 5
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 26 October 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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