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Scaraboid: CG 67

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bull advancing to left, pawing ground, head lowered.

Notes

History note: Given by A.A. de Pass

Legal notes

Given by A.A. de Pass

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 mm
Height: 22 mm
Width: 17 mm

Relative size of this object

1.7 m2.2 m70 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by de Pass, Alfred A.

Dating

Fifth century B.C.
Circa -500 - Circa -401

School or Style

Graeco-Persian

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Pale brownish chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 67
Primary reference Number: 124143
Gem catalogue number: P10 (CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 October 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Scaraboid" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124143 Accessed: 2022-08-12 05:01:13

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