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Clay Figure of Serapis: E.125.1904

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Clay Figure of Serapis

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Description

Fragment of ceramic with a face on the front.
The bottom edge is broken. Across the front of the fragment, there appears to the remains of coloured slip or paint; pale orange and red are visible. Finger prints are visible on the clay surface in the interior.

Serapis, head only

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.8 cm
Length: 9 cm
Width: 6.4 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905) by Egypt Exploration Fund

Dating

Roman
Circa 70 CE - Circa 150 CE

Materials used in production

Clay

Techniques used in production

Moulded

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.125.1904
Primary reference Number: 50939
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 October 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 9 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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