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Carnelian

Scope note

A translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony, containing iron impurities. It is used for seals and signet rings. AGID84

This term has 691 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

3000133223

Broader Terms used

chalcedony

Term used for

cornelian

Created

12yrs ago

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