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Cameo: CG 525

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Head of Agrippa (d.12 B.C.) in profile to the left. He has a high brow, deep-set eyes and an intense expression upon his face. His hair is waved in the usual Julio-Claudian manner and he has a rostral crown around his brows.

Notes

History note: Given by A.A. de Pass

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 mm
Width: 9.5 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by de Pass, Alfred A.

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 525
Primary reference Number: 124603
Gem catalogue number: P 35 (CM)
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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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