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Stamp seal: E.12.1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Lion-griffin and eagle-griffin attacking a cervid

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by Revd. H.St.J. Hart

Measurements and weight

Depth: 27 mm
Height: 22 mm
Width: 16 mm

Relative size of this object

1.6 m2.2 m2.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Sixth-Fifth centuries B.C.
Circa -0600 - Circa -0401

School or Style

Achaemenid

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Milky chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.12.1963
Primary reference Number: 124097
Gem catalogue number: CG 23
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 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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