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Painted wooden shrine door


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Title/s

Painted wooden shrine door

Category

furniture

Name

furniture element

Description

door from cabinet, decorated with dancing youth playing cymbals. His clothing and the fact that he has hair suggest he is a festival participant rather than a priest.

Dimensions

depth 1.2 cm
width 14 cm
height 26.3 cm

Period

Roman

Date

A.D. 200 — A.D. 300

Provenance

given: Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 144 & 145]

Material/s

wood

Accession Number

E.GA.4332.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58791; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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