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Clay vessel fragment: E.GA.6185.1943

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Clay vessel fragment


Fragment of body of jar, with applied decoration showing the head of the goddess Hathor and painted in blue, black and red

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm
Length: 14.9 cm

Relative size of this object

14.9 cm15.5 cm What does this represent?

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  • Tell el Amarna Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)


Eighteenth Dynasty
Amarna period
New Kingdom
Circa -1352 - Circa -1336

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.6185.1943
Primary reference Number: 59798
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 14 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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