Scaraboid of blue-grey chalcedony depicting a seated Persian man (with Persian cap) approached by a woman

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Details

  • Title

    Scaraboid of blue-grey chalcedony depicting a seated Persian man (with Persian cap) approached by a woman

  • Associated place

    The Greek World (place of creation)
  • Date

    500 BC - 401 BC
  • Material and technique

    chalcedony

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    2.9 x 1.9 cm (length x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1921.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 4 | Conservation
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1921.2

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Further reading

Boardman, John, and Marie-Louise Vollenweider, Catalogue of the Engraved Gems and Finger-Rings in the Ashmolean Museum, i: Greek and Etruscan (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978), 178, 42, pl.XXXII

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