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Clay figure of an offerant: E.P.315

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Titles

Clay figure of an offerant

Description

Female figure, arms upraised, legs missing. Such figures functioned as votive offerings and grave goods; some have been found in household shrines.

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.5 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Dating

Roman
200 AD - 300 AD

Materials used in production

Clay

Techniques used in production

Handmade

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.P.315
Primary reference Number: 64375
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

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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