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Steatite magic rod segment: E.426.1982

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Steatite magic rod segment

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Description

Magic rod segment depicting a crouched lion folowed by a crocodile. The head of a leopard is shown in relief at the end.

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.8 cm
Width: 2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute

Dating

12th Dynasty#
13th Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Circa -1985 - Circa -1650

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.426.1982
Primary reference Number: 63317
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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