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Inscription

Scope note

Use for lettering marked on something, especially for documentation or commemoration. On prints, the specific information lettered on the print, not usually part of a larger text. Regarding material from the ancient period, includes most preserved written matter of any length, other than papyri. For standardized symbols or notations on objects that convey official information, use "marks (symbols)."

This term has 192 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Inscription type
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300028702

Broader Terms used

<document genres by form>

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Inscription

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Romney, George

Inscription

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Towne, Francis

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Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Harvey, William

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Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Harvey, William

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Terminology definition for: inscription" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/terminology/term-102337 Accessed: 2024-04-21 07:40:41

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