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Cameo: CG 534

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Mask of Medusa, Rondanini type, shown frontally. The treatment of eyes and mouth is rather summary, but the coiffure is opulent with a top-knot in high relief and a long tress hanging down on the right side.

Notes

History note: Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

25
26

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Marlay, W. B.

Dating

2nd century A.D.
Circa 100 - Circa 200

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Onyx

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 534
Primary reference Number: 124612
Gem catalogue number: M.276.1912
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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