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Cameo: CG 533

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Three maidens each wearing a chiton and mantle, holding hands and dancing towards the right. The front two woman are bare-headed but the last has her mantle drawn over her head and is half turned to the left. Ground line.

Notes

History note: Shannon bequest

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

12
15

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

1st Century
Circa - Circa 100

School or Style

early Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Sardonyx

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 533
Primary reference Number: 124611
Gem catalogue number: S 40(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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