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Seal: GR.21.2001

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Grey- green serpentine seal, lentoid, engraved on one side with a series of circles with central dots and on the other with a bird, probablly added later. Pierced.


History note: Formerly in the Edenmeyer Collection. Christies 5.6.1989, lot 131.

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

Diameter: 1.8 cm
Thickness: 0.75 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

grey green Serpentine

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.21.2001
Primary reference Number: 209006
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 29 June 2016 Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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