Ma 2709

German translation: matriculation (no.) 2709

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English term or phrase:Ma 2709
German translation:matriculation (no.) 2709
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01:20 Aug 8, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Ma 2709
description of a statuette (H 27 cm, Ma 2709)
GAK (X)
Local time: 02:10
matriculation (no.) 2709
Explanation:
This is a delivery from the WGD (Wild Guess Department) as Acronym Finder failed
Ma(triculation) could be a possibility for an object in a e.g. a museum
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:10
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na +1Ma 2709
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
namatriculation (no.) 2709
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matriculation (no.) 2709


Explanation:
This is a delivery from the WGD (Wild Guess Department) as Acronym Finder failed
Ma(triculation) could be a possibility for an object in a e.g. a museum


    WDG (MW)
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:10
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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Ma 2709


Explanation:
this seems to be an item number in a catalogue of a museum, exhibition or auction house.

Ma could stand for middle ages
27 a repetition of the hight
09 for 09th century.

I found one link in the web (URL below):

Ma - Vorgeschichte, Kunst der Vorzeit
M - Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Archäologie
MN - Kunst des Altertums.

Then my 9th century would be wrong or BC? There are no standard codes, every museum, etc. creates their own. They should be explained in the catalogue.

Not much help, I'm afraid. Wish I could see the artifact.

Another wild guess:
09 for measurement across, but then, why repeat the hight?

or Ma for Material

Sorry!


    Reference: http://www.museenkoeln.de/kmb/perm/systematik.htm
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 10:10
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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