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Copper alloy furniture fitting: E.GA.4369.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Copper alloy furniture fitting

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Description

Bes, standing on a column. Part of a furniture fitting.

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third Intermediate period
Late Period
-746 - -336

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4369.1943
Primary reference Number: 58853
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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