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Scaraboid: CG 57

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Lioness attacking bull by jumping on back

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Legal notes

Purchased

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9 mm
Height: 22 mm
Width: 17 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

4th Century BC, Early-Mid
Circa -400 - Circa -350

School or Style

Classical Greek

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sapphirine chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 57
Primary reference Number: 124133
Gem catalogue number: B35 (CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 October 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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