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Limestone Sphinx: E.11.1971

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 20


Limestone Sphinx




Sphinx, recumbent, original head missing (head restored)

Measurements and weight

Depth: 44.6 cm
Length: 25 cm
Width: 14 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971) by Egypt Exploration Society


Late Period-Ptolemaic#
-400 - -201

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.11.1971
Primary reference Number: 63013
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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