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Scaraboid: CM.83.1972

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Penelope, seated facing right face to front, in grieving posture. Inscription '[Pen]elop[e]'


History note: Given by Miss B.K. Burn

Legal notes

Given by Miss B.K. Burn

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.5 mm
Height: 19.5 mm
Width: 16 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Burn, B.K. Miss


5th Century, Mid
Circa -0475 - Circa -0425

School or Style

Classical Greek

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Clear glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.83.1972
Primary reference Number: 124130
Gem catalogue number: CG 54
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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