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Stamp-seal: CG 1004

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Seated griffin. It has a cock-like crest and prominent eye. The wings are very short and not curved. Trace of inscription, too worn to read

Notes

History note: Davis collection purchased with Greg fund

Measurements and weight

10
8

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

5th Century#
Circa 400 - Circa 500

School or Style

Sasanian

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Hematite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 1004
Primary reference Number: 124804
Gem catalogue number: E.92.1982
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 April 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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