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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2010,5006.1543

  • Description

    Intaglio engraved with a figure with bird's wings, legs and tail, holding an amphora over his left shoulder and a torch in his right hand (BM 1814,0704.1510).
    Pen and ink on orange prepared paper.

  • Date

    • 1768 - 1805
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 332 millimetres
    • Width: 212 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        owner's mark
      • Inscription Content

        T
      • Inscription Comment

        Taylor Combe's collection mark for Charles Townley
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1814

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    2010,5006.1543

Intaglio engraved with a figure with bird's wings, legs and tail, holding an amphora over his left shoulder and a torch in his right hand (BM 1814,0704.1510).  Pen and ink on orange prepared paper.

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Intaglio engraved with a figure with bird's wings, legs and tail, holding an amphora over his left shoulder and a torch in his right hand (BM 1814,0704.1510). Pen and ink on orange prepared paper.

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