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Magical amulet: CG 505

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Obverse: ithyphallic baboon (cynocephalus) with a long tail standing upright, in profile to the right, with both arms raised in adoration. Reverse is blank.

Notes

History note: Given by Gabor Cossa

Measurements and weight

17

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Cossa, Gabor

Dating

Second or third century A.D.
Circa 100 - Circa 300

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Green malachite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 505
Primary reference Number: 124583
Gem catalogue number: E.2.1968
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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