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Cylinder seal: ANE.10.2005

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Description

Black inscribed cylinder seal

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.030 m
Width: 0.016 m

Relative size of this object

1.6 cm3 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005) by Groos, Gordon, Mr. and Mrs.

Dating

Circa -2230 - 2000 -2000

Materials used in production

Basalt

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.10.2005
Primary reference Number: 137226
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cylinder seal" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/137226 Accessed: 2022-01-19 07:26:03

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