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Scarab: CG 100

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Current Location: Gallery 21

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Suicide of Ajax: youth stabs self with sword in right hand, falls right, head drops to left

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 mm
Height: 14 mm
Width: 11 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

4th Century BC#
Circa -0400 - Circa -0301

School or Style

Etruscan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Carnelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 100
Primary reference Number: 124176
Gem catalogue number: S8 (CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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