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Copper alloy furniture fitting: E.3.1853

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Copper alloy furniture fitting

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Description

Female bust of the consort of Bes: the goddess Beset (or Besit)

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.2 cm

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1853) by Cheales, A.B. (Revd)

Dating

Roman period
1 - 220

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.3.1853
Primary reference Number: 49044
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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