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Accession_Number 2007.9.2.23
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Displays three women, standing together with their arms around each other, mostly naked except for one piece of cloth wrapped around them. Some Greek writing around the outside. (Box Index = The Three Graces).
Inscriptions Three Greek inscriptions one to either side of the central image and one below. Probably indicating the names of the Graces.
Condition Intact, some fine surface scratches
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Provenance
Period Modern
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.7
Diameters 4.0 across at widest
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Location 10.2
Edited_by Freya (Guja and Matt 03.12.08);Laura
Date_edited 13.9.2007;11.08.2016
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