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Limestone statue of a female figure: GR.2.1887

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Limestone statue of a female figure




Woman, holding bowl. This type of statue is typical of Archaic Greek art and is thought to have been influcenced by Egyptian statuary of the Late Period. This type of statue would be dedicated at a sanctuary.

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Height: 20 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1887) by The Egyptian Exploration Fund


-0680 BCE - -0520 BCE

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Accession number: GR.2.1887
Primary reference Number: 66072
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 6 June 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

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

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