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Intaglio - Intaglio Seal

Intaglio Seal

  • Object:

    Intaglio

  • Place of origin:

    Middle East (made)

  • Date:

    6th century to 7th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalcedony

  • Museum number:

    A.37-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This chalcedony seal is in the form of a spheroidal bead. One side has been flatterned and engraved with two ibexes back to back galloping away from each other. There is a star between their horns.

Physical description

Seal, chalcedony. The seal is in the form os a spheroidal bead, pierced; one side flatterned, engraved with two ibexes back to back galloping away from each other; between their horns there is a star.

Place of Origin

Middle East (made)

Date

6th century to 7th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Chalcedony

Dimensions

Width: 22 mm, Depth: 15.5 mm, Height: 12.5 mm

Object history note

Given by Mr E. Machell Cox.

Descriptive line

Intaglio seal, ibex, star, Middle East, 6th century to 7th century

Materials

Chalcedony

Techniques

Engraved

Subjects depicted

Ibex

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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