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Seal: M.4-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Black schist. On one end, an intaglio seal: a heart surmounted by a cross. On the sides of the seal end 'Jas' (James Pye?), 'M' and a zodiacal sign. There is a hole in the the cylindrical section of the handle. The second end is approximately rectangular.


History note: Glendinning's, 27th August, 1934, lot 358. Given by the Trustees of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, in accordance with the order of Mr. Justice Foster of 21st March, 1977

Legal notes

Given by the Trustees of the Wellcome Institution, in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster

Measurements and weight

Length: 7 cm
Width: 2.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by Wellcome Institute, the trustees of the

Materials used in production

black Schist

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1982
Primary reference Number: 201703
A 243304
Wellcome cat.: 200
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 6 July 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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