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Dolphin Rock: GR.1.1854

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Dolphin Rock


Rock-cut drawing of dolphin, inscribed

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.20 m
Height: 0.64 m
Width: 0.33 m

Relative size of this object

33 cm64 cm20 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Crete ⪼ Greek Islands

Find spot

  • Erimoupolis Crete Greek Islands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1854) by Spratt, T., Captain, RN


-600 BCE - 502 -501 BCE

Materials used in production

Marble (grey)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.1.1854
Primary reference Number: 65559
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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