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Seal: O.44-1951

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Square stamp steal, made from glazed steatite (soapstone). Engraved impressions of birds and other designs

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

Dating

Production date: circa 2600 BC

Materials used in production

Soapstone

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.44-1951
Primary reference Number: 206681
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 24 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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