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Scaraboid Intaglio with a Griffin
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Scaraboid Intaglio with a Griffin


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Description This scaraboid intaglio bears an image of a griffin in profile to the right.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/22/1960Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art. Ward Museum, Salisbury. 2009.
Provenance Evans [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1905 catalogue, plate 2.25]; Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Creator
Period
5th century BCE (Late Archaic-Classical)
Medium
rock crystal
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.865
Measurements
L: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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