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Amygdaloid: GR.68.1864

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Wild goat running to left w. two leafy branches


History note: Leake collection

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Measurements and weight

Depth: 4 mm
Height: 14 mm
Width: 10.5 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin


Late seventh century B.C.
Circa -0650 - Circa -0601

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Components of the work


Materials used in production

Pale creamy-green steatite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.68.1864
Primary reference Number: 124110
Gem catalogue number: CG 34 /B23 (CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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