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Plaster sculptor's model: E.GA.4696.1943

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 20

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Plaster sculptor's model

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Description

Male face cast, with empty eye sockets and incised facial details. Probably for a royal subject of the 21st to 22nd Dynasties.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8.5 cm
Height: 19 cm
Width: 14.4 cm

Relative size of this object

14.4 cm19 cm8.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Twenty-first Dynasty
Twenty-second Dynasty
Circa -1069 - Circa -715

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Moulded

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4696.1943
Primary reference Number: 59143
Oldadmincategory: M
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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