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Reindeer carving: GR.5.1973

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Object information

Titles

Reindeer carving

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Reindeer, looking back

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.005 m
Height: 0.059 m
Width: 0.075 m

Relative size of this object

7.5 cm5.9 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Laugerie Basse ⪼ Dordogne ⪼ France

Find spot

  • Laugerie Basse Dordogne France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1973) by Burkitt, M.I., Mrs

Dating

Magdalenian V
Stone Age
-12000 BCE - -11001 BCE

Note

Incised

Materials used in production

Limestone

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.5.1973
Primary reference Number: 69900
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 29 January 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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