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Clay execration figure: E.189.1939

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Current Location: In storage


Clay execration figure




Female captive figure, with hands tied behind back and tattoo marks. The figure represents a bound woman, whose tattooed body and short wig suggests that she was foreigner.

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Length: 12 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE


First Intermediate Period-Middle Kingdom
Circa -2160 - Circa -1650

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Accession number: E.189.1939
Primary reference Number: 53883
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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