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Granite Obelisk: E.SS.74

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Current Location: Gallery 20

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Granite Obelisk

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Description

Obelisk, with inscription of cartouche of Tuthmosis III

Measurements and weight

Depth: 19 cm
Length: 92.6 cm
Width: 19 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1479 BC - Circa -1425 BC

Materials used in production

Granite (red)

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SS.74
Primary reference Number: 63445
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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