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Sapphirine chalcedony intaglio: a cow suckling her calf: GR.118.1937

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Sapphirine chalcedony intaglio: a cow suckling her calf






Lentoid seal, cow and calf

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Width: 0.022 m

Place(s) associated

  • Crete ⪼ Greek Islands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Late Minoan IIIA1
Bronze Age
-1400 - -1301

Materials used in production

Sapphirine chalcedony

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.118.1937
Primary reference Number: 69427
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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