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Sarcophagus: E.GA.846.1947

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Sarcophagus fragment, with demons of the underworld

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.08 m
Length: 0.21 m
Width: 0.37 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1945) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.846.1947
Primary reference Number: 60974
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 April 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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