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Basalt statue of woman and child: E.3.1914

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Basalt statue of woman and child

Description

Statuette of a female figure and a boy; the woman has her right arm stretched out around the boy's shoulders; the boy has his left forefinger on his lips

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Find spot

  • Haraga Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Dating

Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
-2055 - -1650

Materials used in production

Diorite

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.3.1914
Primary reference Number: 93640
Othernumber: 162
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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