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Clay lamp holder in the form of Harpocrates: E.GA.2930.1943

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Clay lamp holder in the form of Harpocrates


Lamp holder, with youthful male head on rectangular plinth - a small votive lamp would have been placed in the bottom section.

Measurements and weight

Length: 14.75 cm

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  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major


Circa 100 - Circa 200

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.2930.1943
Primary reference Number: 57358
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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