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Cameo: CG 531

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Head of Silenus, heavily bearded and with a drooping moustache shown almost full-face (slightly turned towards the right

Notes

History note: Perceval bequest

Measurements and weight

11
17

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Perhaps first or second century A.D.
Circa - Circa 200

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 531
Primary reference Number: 124609
Gem catalogue number: B 113(CM)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 March 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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