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Scaraboid: CG 56

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Cow standing in profile to right, head turned towards suckling calf.

Legal notes

Unknown donor

Measurements and weight

Depth: 10 mm
Height: 30 mm
Width: 23 mm

Relative size of this object

2.3 m3 m1 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given

Dating

Fifth century B.C.
Circa -0500 BC - Circa -0401 BC

School or Style

Classical Greek

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Clear glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 56
Primary reference Number: 124132
Gem catalogue number: B50 (CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Scaraboid" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124132 Accessed: 2022-08-12 05:03:04

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124132 |title=Scaraboid |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-08-12 05:03:04|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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