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Clay figure of Isis-Aphrodite: E.6.1988

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Clay figure of Isis-Aphrodite

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Description

Isis-Hathor-Aphrodite, with traces of paint. The goddess is naked except for jewellery and an elaborate crown. Such images were often painted inside coffins during this period. In an Egyptian context these figures may represent Hathor of the West, a female equivalent to Osiris.

Measurements and weight

Height: 30 cm
Width: 7 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by Brooks, F. E., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Ptolemaic Period#
-100 - -30

Materials used in production

Ceramic

Techniques used in production

Painted

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.6.1988
Primary reference Number: 63347
Oldadmincategory: P
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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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