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Wooden Statue: E.8.1969

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Current Location: Gallery 20

Titles

Wooden Statue

Description

Male figure, standing, priest holding statuette of the god Ptah. Priest - Regulator of the House of Ptah, called Nefertum, son of Sep. The statue seems to have been dedicated by his (Nefertum's) son on his behalf.

Measurements and weight

Height: 64 cm

Find spot

  • Saqqara

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by Egypt Exploration Society

Dating

Late Period
Circa -664 - Circa -332

Components of the work

Surface composed of gesso

Materials used in production

Wood

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.8.1969
Primary reference Number: 62989
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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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