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Amygdaloid: GR.67.1864

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Eagle holding snake, flying to left

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Legal notes

Purchased

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4 mm
Height: 13 mm
Width: 10 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Melos ⪼ Cyclades

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

7th Century BC, Late
Circa -0650 - Circa -0601

School or Style

island

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Pale creamy-green steatite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.67.1864
Primary reference Number: 124109
Gem catalogue number: CG 33 / B22 (CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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