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Clay orans figure: E.169.1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Clay orans figure

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Description

Female figure, with upraised arms, stylized adornments. The word orans (plural orantes) comes from the Latin 'to pray'

Measurements and weight

Length: 28 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Roman
201 CE - 400 CE

Materials used in production

Clay

Techniques used in production

Handmade

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.169.1912
Primary reference Number: 51510
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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