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Limestone ostracon: E.GA.4300.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Limestone ostracon

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Description

Seth animal, sitting. A Seth animal is a depiction of the God Seth in his form as a composite animal.

Measurements and weight

Length: 8 cm
Width: 9.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, 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.4300.1943
Primary reference Number: 58758
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 April 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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