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Engraved agate gem with a Zebu in profile

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Engraved gems. Achaemenid seals/intaglio cutting. Zebu walking towards the left. Production Place: Iran. Agate rectangular stamp-seal, 15 mm, 8.5 mm, circa 500-400 B.C. Achaemenid. Gem catalogue number: E.57.1982.

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CG 874? To confirm. Engraved gems. Achaemenid seals/intaglio cutting. Zebu walking towards the left. Production Place: Iran. Agate rectangular stamp-seal, 15 mm, 8.5 mm, circa 500-400 B.C. Achaemenid. Gem catalogue number: E.57.1982.

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  • Accession Number: CG 874
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 834 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 97.54kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2009:03:23 17:14:47

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5th Century Achaemenid seal agate animals antiquity BC Brahman cattle engraved gem Fitz_ANT gem gemstones horned horns hump humped intaglio intaglio cutting Iranian orange seal stamp seal yellow zebu

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