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Faience dwarf: E.60.1984

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Faience dwarf




Dwarf, feet missing. The feet and other details are drawn with manganese. Dwarves fulfilled an important ritual role in Egypt.

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.2 cm
Width: 4.2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Ogden, John, Esq.


12th Dynasty#
Middle Kingdom
-1976 - -1794

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.60.1984
Primary reference Number: 63666
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 May 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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