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Fragment of a faience figure of a hippopotamus.: E.277.1939

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Titles

Fragment of a faience figure of a hippopotamus.

Description

Hippopotamus head

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.5 cm

Find spot

  • Heliopolis

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Middle Kingdom
-2055 - 1650 -1650

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Moulded

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.277.1939
Primary reference Number: 53973
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Figurine" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/53973 Accessed: 2021-11-29 13:52:55

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