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Copper alloy sceptre: E.16.1937

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

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Copper alloy sceptre

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Description

Sceptre, terminating in a baboon wearing a lunar crescent and solar disk. It holds a cymbal or offering bowl.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Ptolemaic period
Circa -0332 - Circa -0030

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.16.1937
Primary reference Number: 53557
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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