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Limestone statue of Ptah-Tanen (fragment): E.67.1911

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 20

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Limestone statue of Ptah-Tanen (fragment)

Description

Statue fragment: only the middle section is preserved. Depicting the god Ptah-Tanen wearing a penis sheath.

Measurements and weight

Length: 16 cm

Find spot

  • Labyrinth' Hawara Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Twelfth Dynasty, Reign of Amenemhat III
Circa -1831 - Circa -1786

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.67.1911
Primary reference Number: 51294
Oldadmincategory: SS
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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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