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Clay figure of an offerant: E.1.1995

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Clay figure of an offerant






Female offrant, seated on divan before a tripod with ritual meal. In front of the figure is a table of offerings, including cake, bread and fruit. The hands are raised in prayer.

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Depth: 6.8 cm
Height: 16.7 cm
Width: 12.2 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1995)


Circa 100 AD - Circa 200 AD

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.1.1995
Primary reference Number: 63369
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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