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Carnelian Gem: E.GA.4606.1943

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Titles

Carnelian Gem

Description

Showing the rulers Akhenaton and Nefertiti embracing their daughters. The gem is unfinished.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.6 cm
Length: 5.7 cm
Width: 3.8 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1352 - Circa 1336 -1336

Materials used in production

Carnelian

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4606.1943
Primary reference Number: 59058
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 October 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Relief" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/59058 Accessed: 2021-11-29 03:28:23

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