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Scarab: CG 119

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Three-headed animal, two heads looking up, one down. A globolo.


History note: Given by H.C. Caulfield

Legal notes

Given by H.C. Caulfield

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6 mm
Height: 13 mm
Width: 10 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Caulfied, H. C.


3rd Century BC
Circa -300 - Circa -201

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production

Pinkish cornelian

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 119
Primary reference Number: 124195
Gem catalogue number: B69 (CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 30 October 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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