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Achaemenid seals: CG 874

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Zebu walking towards the left.

Notes

History note: Davis Collection, purchased with Rylands fund

Measurements and weight

15
8.5

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Davis, R.C. Mr

Dating

Fifth century B.C.
Circa -500 - Circa -400

School or Style

Achaemenid

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Agate rectangular stamp-seal

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 874
Primary reference Number: 124674
Gem catalogue number: E.57.1982
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 25 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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