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Accession_Number 2007.9.2.34
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Displays a soldier wearing only a crested helmet, holding a club in the air, his other hand around the throat of a centaur, who is lying nearly defeated on the ground, his upper body bent backwards. (Box Index = Theseus killing a Centaur).
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, some staining to outer border.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Modern
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.2
Diameters 5.9 across at widest
Handle_height
Other_dims.
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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