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Scaraboid: E.1.1864

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Persian horseman riding to left, aiming javelin at wounded fallow deer

Notes

History note: Leake collection

Legal notes

Purchased

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 mm
Height: 23 mm
Width: 18 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Leake, William Martin

Dating

5th Century BC, Late#
Circa -0450 - Circa -0401

School or Style

Graeco-Persian

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Onyx

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.1.1864
Primary reference Number: 124137
Gem catalogue number: CG 61 , B36 (CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 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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