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Steatite magic rod segment: E.426.1982

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Steatite magic rod segment


Magic rod segment depicting a crouched lion folowed by a crocodile. The head of a leopard is shown in relief at the end.

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.8 cm
Width: 2 cm

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  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute


Twelfth Dynasty
Thirteenth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Circa -1985 - Circa 1650 -1650

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.426.1982
Primary reference Number: 63317
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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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

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