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Basalt statue of a scribe: E.11.1922

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Basalt statue of a scribe

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Description

Male torso, with folds of flesh on stomach, palette over his shoulder, inscribed. The rolls of fat indicate wealth. The ink palette probably indicates that he is a scribe.

Measurements and weight

Length: 20 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922) by Andrade, Cyril

Dating

New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Circa -1550 - Circa -1295

Materials used in production

Basalt

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.11.1922
Primary reference Number: 52244
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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