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Clay figure of an offerant

Unknown


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Title/s

Clay figure of an offerant

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

female offrant, seated on divan before a tripod with ritual meal. In front of the figure is a table of offerings, including cake, bread and fruit. The hands are raised in prayer.

Field Collection

said to be from the Fayum Egypt

Dimensions

depth 6.8 cm
height 16.7 cm
width 12.2 cm

Period

Hellenistic/Roman

Date

circa A.D. 100 — A.D. 200

Documentation

  1. Vassilika, E.
    (1998) Greek and Roman Art (1998) [page: ]
    [comments: p.124-125, no.60]
  2. (1982) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Pevensey Press (2005) London: Scala [page: 205]
    [comments: ]
  3. Perdrizet, P.
    (1921) Les terres cuites grecque d'Egypte de la collection Fouquet , Strasbourg (1921) Strasbourg [page: ]
    [comments: no.336, p.123, pl. LXXXI]
  4. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 148 & 149]

Material/s

clay

Accession Number

E.1.1995 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63369; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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