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Gabbro scarab: E.GA.1436.1943

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Gabbro scarab

Description

Gabbro scarab, probably a heart scarab. The surface is polished and there are traces of brown resin on the suface. The base of the scarab is uninscribed.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.053 m
Width: 0.037 m

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Materials used in production

Gabbro

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1436.1943
Primary reference Number: 55847
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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