Portion of a capital

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Acquired in 1894 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1894. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1895. pp. 73
collection_code
SCP
credit
Given by Professor Flinders Petrie
date_end
0100-12-31
date_start
0001-01-01
date_text
1st century A.D (made)
descriptive_line
Capital, carved lotus, zig-zag, temple, 1st century A.D.
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Given by Professor Flinders Petrie, D.C.L.
id
146998
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T05:21:29.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T05:21:29.000Z
latitude
26.69636
location
In Storage
longitude
30.246469
marks
materials
stone
materials_techniques
Stone
museum_number
503-1894
museum_number_token
5031894
object_number
O182368
object_type
Capital
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Portion of a capital of stone, carved in the form of a lotus; on one side is an architectural fragment, carved with zig-zag ornament. From a temple at Koptos, Upper Egypt.
place
Egypt
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This portion of a stone capital is carved in the form of a lotus . On one side there is an architectural fragment carved with zig-zag ornament. It is from a temple at Koptos in Upper Egypt. In classical architecture, a capital forms the crowning member of a column or pilaster.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
portion-of-a-capital-capital-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
carved
title
Portion of a capital
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
100
year_start
1