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Scaraboid: CG 53

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Current Location: In storage






Seated woman in sleeveless chiton, profile to right, looking in mirror held by servant girl. Inscription 'belonging to Mike' and 'made by Dexamenos'


History note: Leake collection

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Measurements and weight

Depth: 8 mm
Height: 22 mm
Width: 17 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin


5th Century BC, Mid-Late
Circa -450 - Circa -425

School or Style

Classical Greek

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Materials used in production

Sapphirine chalcedony

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 53
Primary reference Number: 124129
Gem catalogue number: B34 (CM)
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 October 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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