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Serpentine figure of a kneeling man: E.331.1954

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Serpentine figure of a kneeling man




Male figure, kneeling, holding stela with Osiris figure/shrine housing a figure of Osiris before him.

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, R., Sir


Late Period
Circa -664 - Circa -332

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.331.1954
Primary reference Number: 62385
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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