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Steatite Statuette: E.46.1971

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Titles

Steatite Statuette

Description

Head of a man, face damaged. Representing a priest or official. The receding hairline is typical of 'portraits' of the early Roman period.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.4 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Ptolemaic
-100 - -1

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.46.1971
Primary reference Number: 63042
Oldadmincategory: SU
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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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