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Stamp seal: CG 20

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Winged hero walking to right holding two lions

Notes

History note: Given by the Revd. H. St J. Hart

Legal notes

Given by Revd. H.St.J. Hart

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18 mm
Height: 12.5 mm
Width: 11 mm

Relative size of this object

1.1 m1.3 m1.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by St. J. Hart, Revd.

Dating

Fifth century B.C.
Circa -500 - Circa -401

School or Style

Achaemenid

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sapphirine chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 20
Primary reference Number: 124094
Gem catalogue number: E.13.1963
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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