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Steatite Statuette


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Title/s

Steatite Statuette

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

Head of a man, face damaged. Representing a priest or official. The receding hairline is typical of 'portraits' of the early Roman period.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 0.4 cm

Period

Ptolemaic

Date

100 B.C. — 1 B.C.

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1971 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 140 & 1441]
  2. (1972) Fitzwilliam. The Annual Reports of the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate and the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Cambridge for the Year ending 31 December 1971 , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1972) Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 9]
  3. (1999) Oxford: Griffith Institute [page: 972]

Material/s

steatite

Accession Number

E.46.1971 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63042; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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