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Copper alloy cup: E.62.1946

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Copper alloy cup


Copper alloy cup with marks of having been wrapped in linen and hole in bottom.

Copper alloy cup with linen marks on the surface and a hole in the bottom. Said in the museum records to have come from Nubia but with no exact find-spot.

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.115 m

Find spot

  • Egypt-Nubia

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa 600 BC

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: E.62.1946
Primary reference Number: 61634
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Audit data

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

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

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