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Wooden Paddle Doll: E.49.1946

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Current Location: In storage


Wooden Paddle Doll


'paddle doll', with painted bead and tattoo decoration. These objects functioned as female funerary companions in the Middle Kingdom.

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Mond, Robert Ludwig, Sir


Second Intermediate period
-2119 - -1794

Techniques used in production

Carved : Painted

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.49.1946
Primary reference Number: 61621
Oldadmincategory: W
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 May 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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