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Accession_Number 2007.9.1.62
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Displays two roosters pulling a chariot, which is ridden by another animal, possibly a mouse, all facing right.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Modern
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda Possibly after a ring depicting a mouse riding a chariot pulled by two roosters, from the 2nd to 3rd century A.D. Roman Empire, in the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden (H2 108/192).
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Beazley_DB
Height 1.9
Diameters 2.2 across at widest
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 10.2
Edited_by Freya; Laura; Jasmin
Date_edited 11.9.2007; 28.7.2016; 30.1.2018
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