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Copper alloy furniture fitting: E.17.1937

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Copper alloy furniture fitting

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Description

Relief of an offering bearer with an antelope or gazelle.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.2 cm
Width: 9.5 cm

Relative size of this object

9.5 cm21.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Twenty-second to twenty-third Dynasty
Circa -0945 BCE - Circa -0715 BCE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.17.1937
Primary reference Number: 53558
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 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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