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Bone pendant of a saint: E.5.1887

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Bone pendant of a saint

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Description

Pendant, man on horseback killing dragon. Possibly representing St. George. The head of the 'horse' is similar to a donkey, however, and so the scene may represent another saint riding a donkey.

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1887) by ?

Dating

Coptic period
400 - 500

Materials used in production

Bone

Techniques used in production

Carved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.5.1887
Primary reference Number: 49093
Oldadmincategory: W
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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