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Copper alloy figure of a dog: E.1.1900

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Titles

Copper alloy figure of a dog

Description

Dog, bitch. This figure may represent the rising of the dog star Sirius.

Measurements and weight

Length: 6 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1900) by Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir

Dating

200 - 300 300

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.1.1900
Primary reference Number: 49914
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Figurine" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/49914 Accessed: 2021-12-06 16:44:11

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