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Sandstone Temple Relief: E.1.2003

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Sandstone Temple Relief






Fragment of a wall relief from a temple. The Emperor Domitian as a Pharaoh, facing and making an offering to the god Amun-Ra in the form of a Ram.

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Purchased with money from the Greg Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.8 cm
Thickness: 2.9 cm
Width: 28.5 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Dakhleh Oasis ⪼ Egypt

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2003) by Charles Ede


Circa 81 CE - 96 CE


Dakhleh Oasis

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.1.2003
Primary reference Number: 93534
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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