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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Oval black glass paste intaglio with a white stripe: ship with cargo, the prow in the form of an animal; below are dolphins.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC-3rdC (?)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 1 centimetres
    • Width: 1.35 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A similar intaglio is in Munich: Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen I-2, p. 223, no. 2112, pl. 184.

  • Location

    On display: G1/fc7/Townley/C2/D8

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number



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