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Scarab: [dup]gr.18.1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Kithara full face


History note: Given by Mrs J.A. Venn

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.A. Venn

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6 mm
Height: 10.5 mm
Width: 7 mm

Relative size of this object

70 cm1.1 m60 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Venn, J. A., Mrs


Sixth century B.C
Circa -0600 - Circa -0501

School or Style

Archaic Greek or Cypriot

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Green steatite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: [dup]gr.18.1927
Primary reference Number: 124116
Gem catalogue number: GR.18.1927/B31 (CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 3 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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