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Precious stone: O.34-1951

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Oval amethystine garnet. Engraved with a dancing Silenus, with Ephthalite (white hun)

Notes

History note: Found on a site on or near the north west frontier of India, Charsadda, the ancient capital of Gandhara

Legal notes

Given by Major General H. L. Haughton

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-10-18) by Haughton, H.L. Major-General

Dating

Production date: circa AD 500

Materials used in production

Garnet

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.34-1951
Primary reference Number: 206672
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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