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Magical amulet: CG 512

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Obverse: Anubis standing with his body to the front and his head and feet turned left; his arms are behind his back or missing. The jackal-headed god wears a short skirt and, upon his head, a large lotus bud, or spherical orb and uraei. Ground line. there is a legend to the left and right of the figure. the reverse is blank.

Notes

History note: McClean bequest

Measurements and weight

14.5
19

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by McClean, Frank

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

Greywacke

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 512
Primary reference Number: 124590
Gem catalogue number: B 329
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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