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Faience jerboa: E.279.1939

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Faience jerboa

Description

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

Relative size of this object

2.5 cm4.5 cm3.9 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • D12 tomb ? Heliopolis Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Twelfth Dynasty
-1976 BCE - 1793 -1793 BCE

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Moulded

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.279.1939
Primary reference Number: 53975
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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