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Clay orans figure


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Title/s

Clay orans figure

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

female figure, with upraised arms, stylized adornments. The word orans (plural orantes) comes from the Latin 'to pray'

Field Collection

Shurufa Egypt

Dimensions

length 28 cm

Period

Roman

Date

A.D. 201 — A.D. 400

Provenance

given: the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1912 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

clay

Accession Number

E.169.1912 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51510; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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