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Seal: GR.13.2001

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Dark green jasper amygdaloid seal, engraved on one side only with a double axe motif. Pierced.

Notes

History note: Formerly in the Edenmeyer Collection. Christies 5.6.1989, lot 82.

History note: Put up for auction at Christie's, London 5/6/1989 lot 35 (part), but remained unsold.

History note: Formerly in the Erlenmeyer collection, formed by Herr Erlenmeyer (died 1968) between 1943 and 1963.

Measurements and weight

Length: 1.9 cm
Thickness: 0.6 cm
Width: 1.33 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Crete

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2001) by Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd

Materials used in production

dark green Jasper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.13.2001
Primary reference Number: 208998
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Created: Wednesday 29 June 2016 Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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