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Ringstone: CG 924

Object information

Current Location: In storage






A feline(lion?) with very elongated body, walking towards the left. Above it is a legend in Pahlavi, so far unread


History note: Davis collection purchased with Greg fund

Measurements and weight


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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Davis, R.C. Mr


7th Century#
Circa 600 - Circa 700

School or Style

late Sassanian (or Early Arab)

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Rock crystal

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 924
Primary reference Number: 124724
Gem catalogue number: E.114.1982
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 March 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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