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Engraved chalcedony gem with cock-headed anguipede

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An image of Engraved gems. Magical amulet. Obverse: Cock-headed anguipede. Reverse: Inscription. Intaglio cutting, chalcedony, AD. Roman.

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Engraved gems. Magical amulet. Obverse: Cock-headed anguipede. Reverse: Inscription. Intaglio cutting, chalcedony, AD. Roman.

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  • Accession Number: Loan Ant.103.675
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 63.15kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2014:05:02 14:55:26

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