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Four-faced: CG 35

Object information

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Male bearded head, lion, lioness and crested bird


History note: Presented by the Greek Government

Legal notes

Presented by Greek Government

Measurements and weight

Height: 20 mm
Width: 14 mm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Sparta ⪼ Orthia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by The Greek Government


Perhaps mid seventh century B.C
Circa -675 BCE - Circa -625 BCE

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Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 35
Primary reference Number: 124111
Gem catalogue number: GR.145.1923
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 May 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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