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Mummy portrait: E.2.1888

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Mummy portrait of bearded man

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.5 cm
Width: 22.5 cm

Relative size of this object

22.5 cm32.5 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Negatine-Ella Egypt or Hawara

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1888) by Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir


Middle Roman
100 - 150 150

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.2.1888
Primary reference Number: 49196
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Mummy portrait" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-30 00:17:29

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