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Fire-shovel: GR.164.1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Shovel, for embers

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.044 m
Length: 0.308 m
Width: 0.105 m

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981)


Early Roman
1 AD - 200 AD

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.164.1981
Primary reference Number: 70147
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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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