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Cameo: CG 524

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Youthful male head in profile to the right. It has high cheekbones and a prominent nose; the neck is now missing.

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17* mm
Width: 15* mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

End of first century B.C.
Circa -20 - Circa

School or Style

Augustan

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Onyx

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 524
Primary reference Number: 124602
Gem catalogue number: S 42(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 9 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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