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Sceptre: E.259.1939

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Current Location: Gallery 20

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Description

Staff terminal, in form of top of a lotus flower, cartouche of Amenhotep III on top

Measurements and weight

Length: 4.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1390 - Circa 1352

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Moulded

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.259.1939
Primary reference Number: 53955
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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