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Sandstone Temple Relief

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Title/s

Sandstone Temple Relief

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

architecture

Name

relief

School/Style

Egyptian

Description

Fragment of a wall relief from a temple. The Emperor Domitian as a Pharaoh, facing and making an offering to the god Amun-Ra in the form of a Ram.

Production Notes

Dakhleh Oasis

Field Collection

Dakhleh Oasis

Dimensions

height 14.8 cm
width 28.5 cm
thickness 2.9 cm

Period

Roman

Date

circa A.D. 81 — A.D. 96

Provenance

bought: Charles Ede 2003 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Formerly part of the Van der Elst collection, Belgium. Acquired from Egypt before 1960.

Purchased with money from the Greg Fund

Documentation

  1. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 30 & 31]
  2. (1982) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Pevensey Press (2005) London: Scala [page: 198]

Material/s

sandstone

Accession Number

E.1.2003 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 93534; Input Date: 2003-05-29 / Last Edit: 2009-02-11)

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