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Limestone statue of a man: E.35.1907

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Titles

Limestone statue of a man

Description

Male figure, seated, painted funerary statue of a man called Ankhwedjes

Measurements and weight

Height: 57.8 cm
Width: 21.3 cm

Relative size of this object

21.3 cm57.8 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1907)

Dating

Fifth Dynasty
Sixth Dynasty
Old Kingdom
-2505 BC - -2215 BC

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Painted : Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.35.1907
Primary reference Number: 50973
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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