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Ringstone: CG 400

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Bust of a bearded man in profile to the right; he has neatly bound hair and a carefully trimmed, pointed beard. A large globular pendant hangs from his ear, and his tunic has a well-defined neckline. There are three dots in the field in front and four behind.

Notes

History note: Given by R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

10.5
13.5

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Dating

4th Century-5th Century
Circa 300 - Circa 500

School or Style

Sasanian

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 400
Primary reference Number: 124478
Gem catalogue number: EGA.1534.1943
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 January 2024 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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