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Mural paintings: GR.2.1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Description

Wall-painting, cupids and oil-press

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.275 m
Width: 0.5 m

Relative size of this object

50 cm27.5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Pompeii ⪼ Campania ⪼ Italy

Find spot

  • Pompeii Campania Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1964)

Dating

Early Roman
Production date: circa AD 0070

Materials used in production

Stucco

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.2.1964
Primary reference Number: 69722
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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