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Tessera: ANE.15.1982

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Tessera, admission token to banquets, square, with two priests on a couch on both sides, inscribed

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.0115 m
Width: 0.013 m

Find spot

  • Palmyra Syria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Institute, the trustees of the


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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'gylw kptwt; S (with v)m'wn kptwt
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.15.1982
Primary reference Number: 87852
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.15.1982
Othernumber: R45569
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 24 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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