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Egyptian stela, E.207.1900

Egyptian Stela

This painted limestone slab, or stela, belonged to a man named Amenemhat Nebwy, the 'overseer of the house of divine offerings'.

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Egyptian Stela

Egyptian Stela

This slab of stone, known as a stela, was dedicated by a goldsmith called Panehsy...

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A new cup by the Dokimasia Painter

Eye Idols

The Fitzwilliam Museum has four Eye Idols (WAE.3-6.1966), which are displayed in the Ancient Near East gallery (Gallery 23).

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A new cup by the Dokimasia Painter

A new cup by the Dokimasia Painter

In 2004, the Fitzwilliam Museum acquired a new cup by the Dokimasia Painter (GR.1.2004). The cup is displayed in case 21 in the Greek gallery (Gallery 21).

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Acquisition Highlights


The Lansdowne Relief

The Lansdowne Relief

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The Newton Hall Athena

The Newton Hall Athena

This statue of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and of war, has recently been allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum by HM Government, as a gift to the nation in lieu of inheritance tax.

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The Ur Brick

The Ur Brick

This sun-dried mud brick, which bears a stamped cuneiform inscription naming Shulgi, King of Ur from 2094

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Acquisition highlights by year

2012 2006 2004 all