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Title:

Copper figure

Category:

figure

Name:

statuette

Date:

2160 B.C. 2055 B.C.
2500BC previously given as a ballpark date.

Period(s):

Old Kingdom; First Intermediate period

Description:

statuette

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Production
Note:

This is an early figure that was cast from unalloyed copper.

Find Spot:

Egypt

Technique:

cast (process)

Material:

copper

Dimension:

height, 19.5, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1926; Hornblower, G.D.

Documentation:

Hall. 1929. unknown.
Source Title: University of Liverpool, Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology xvi (1929) : 16, pl.xxii
p. 16

Accession:

Object Number: E.4.1926
(Antiquities)
(record id: 52367; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/52367