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sealstone

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1923,0401.90

  • Description

    Sealstone of semi-transparent deep blue glass paste, engraved with Meleager (?) with helmet, cuirass and spear, riding on a horse with mail-covered flanks; a boar emerges from a thicket.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 3rdC BC-1stC BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.2 centimetres
    • Width: 2.2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Etruscan influence.

  • Bibliography

    • Gem 1053 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition notes

    Collection of gems previously unregistered.

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1923,0401.90

Sealstone of semi-transparent deep blue glass paste, engraved with Meleager (?) with helmet, cuirass and spear, riding on a horse with mail-covered flanks; a boar emerges from a thicket.

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