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Faience jerboa: E.279.1939

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Faience jerboa




Faience jerboa with a white core and white and pale blue coating with brown detailing.

Jerboa: a tomb figure

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.9 cm
Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 2.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


12th Dynasty#
-1976 BCE - -1793 BCE

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Accession number: E.279.1939
Primary reference Number: 53975
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

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

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