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Silver amulet of Apis: E.55a.1939

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Object information

Titles

Silver amulet of Apis

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Apis bull, standing

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm
Length: 2.8 cm

Relative size of this object

2.8 cm2.7 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE

Dating

Ptolemaic period
-323 - 3001 -30

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.55a.1939
Primary reference Number: 53740
Oldadmincategory: A
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Amulet" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/53740 Accessed: 2021-11-30 18:15:46

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