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Column: E.46.1982

Object information

Description

Flat-backed relief from the shaft of a spirally fluted column

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.05 m
Width: 0.0115 m

Relative size of this object

1.2 cm5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute, the trustees of the

Dating

Middle Roman
201 AD - 400 AD

Materials used in production

Bone

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.46.1982
Primary reference Number: 63229
Oldadmincategory: W
Othernumber: A156653
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 September 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 14 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Column" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/63229 Accessed: 2022-06-28 12:48:49

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/63229 |title=Column |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-28 12:48:49|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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