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Copper alloy staff terminals: E.14.1937

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19


Copper alloy staff terminals




Staff, ceremonial forked terminal (decorated with bulls heads and appearance of string binding)

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.7 cm
Height: 27 cm
Width: 6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.14.1937
Primary reference Number: 53555
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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