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Limestone stela: E.66.1914

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Object information

Titles

Limestone stela

Description

Gravestone, with cross in arcade decoration. The cross refers to Christianity.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7.5 cm
Length: 54 cm
Width: 15.5 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Coptic
500 - 600

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Carved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.66.1914
Primary reference Number: 51716
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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