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Mummy mask: E.497a.1954

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Mask for face

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.058 m
Thickness: 0.003 m
Width: 0.053 m

Relative size of this object

5.3 cm5.8 cm3 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.497a.1954
Primary reference Number: 62574
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 March 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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