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Accession_Number 2007.10.2.251
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration A sphinx is depicted with wings spread. She is scratching her head or neck with her hind left paw.
Inscriptions An extremely small Greek inscription is present on the right side of the image running from bottom to top of the cast.
Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 1.8; W. 2.3
Location 10.2
Edited_by Guja and Matt
Date_edited 26.11.08
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