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Accession_Number 2007.10.2.305
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration A male figure stands over another figure, prostrate on the ground. The standing figure (probably male) is dressed in a cloak and tunic and holds a blade or scythe in his right hand. The standing figure appears to be holding the decapitated head of the second figure in his left hand. Behind the figure prostrate on the ground is an ox whose front legs are raised from the ground. To the right of the cast a tree or bush is depicted with a large bird (possibly a peacock) perched on one of its branches. At the centre of the cast there is what appears to be a standard or post with two serpents coiled about it. The serpent's heads face each other at the top of the post.
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Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
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Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 2.9; W. 3.5
Location 10.2
Edited_by Matt
Date_edited 05.11.08
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