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Stone relief: E.54.1984

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 24

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Stone relief

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Description

Stone relief, with uraei (cobras).

Fragment of a stone relief, probably from a doorway or shrine. A row of cobras (uraei) decorate the top and offered protection. the object was excavated and had been re-used in a wall dating to around AD 1528-1811. The relief originally dates to the Ptolemaic or Roman periods and is wholly Egyptian in style.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.108 m
Length: 0.173 m
Width: 0.122 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Egypt Exploration Society

Dating

Ptolemaic Period#
Roman
-250 BCE - 100 CE

Materials used in production

Sandstone

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.54.1984
Primary reference Number: 63333
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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