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Part of a bowl with device in cameo: CG 542

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Herakles to the left with his right arm raised above his head, holding a club in his hand. His left arm is draped in a lion-skin. Before him is a centaur which has its left foreleg and its arms raised. Herakles' left leg and the back of the centaur are missing.

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

38
7.5

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

1st Century, Early
Circa - Circa 50

School or Style

Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Agate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 542
Primary reference Number: 124620
Gem catalogue number: GR.112.1937
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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