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Seal: O.40-1951

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Ovoid chalcedony seal, engraved with the bust of a man facing right. Sasanian

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 (1951-11-15) by Haughton, H.L. Major-General

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.40-1951
Primary reference Number: 206677
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Seal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/206677 Accessed: 2022-08-18 12:08:42

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