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Sealstone: CG 655

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A naked athlete about to throw the discus, trunk and head facing front, legs to the right. Mount: gold fob, stem enamelled with fleur-de-lys in relief

Notes

History note: Shannon Bequest

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 mm
Width: 12 mm

Relative size of this object

1.2 m1.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Problematic: Roman imperial or Modern

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sard

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 655
Primary reference Number: 124890
Gem catalogue number: S 32(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sealstone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124890 Accessed: 2022-09-29 06:06:18

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