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Limerstone ostracon: E.GA.4293.1943

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Object information

Titles

Limerstone ostracon

Description

Baboon, followed by its (youthful) keeper

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 13 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Dating

New Kingdom
Circa -1550 - Circa -1069

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Painted

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4293.1943
Primary reference Number: 58751
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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