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Cameo pendant: CG 545

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

A young male mask, or head of a god, bearded and moustachioed, repeated identically on front and back

Notes

History note: Given by Dr. M. Bird

Measurements and weight

18
21

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Bird, Michael (Dr)

Dating

Fifth century B.C.
Circa -500 - Circa -400

School or Style

Late Classical or Early Hellenistic

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Translucent blue glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 545
Primary reference Number: 124623
Gem catalogue number: E.307c.1949
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cameo pendant" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124623 Accessed: 2022-08-12 05:06:42

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