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Painted wooden shrine door: E.GA.4332.1943

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Titles

Painted wooden shrine door

Description

Door from cabinet, decorated with dancing youth playing cymbals. His clothing and the fact that he has hair suggest he is a festival participant rather than a priest.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.2 cm
Height: 26.3 cm
Width: 14 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Dating

Roman
200 - 300

Materials used in production

Wood

Techniques used in production

Painted

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4332.1943
Primary reference Number: 58791
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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