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Accession_Number 2007.10.2.357
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Round
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration A sea monster with the torso and head of a woman and many legs, possibly in the form of snakes, with wild beasts emerging from her body. She's carrying an oar like a weapon. There's a person tangled in her tentacle-like legs. She could be a representation of Scylla.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters 3.1
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 10.2
Edited_by Sam, Guja, Matt
Date_edited 19.11.08
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