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Frit winged scarab: E.GA.1445.1943

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Titles

Frit winged scarab

Description

Frit mouldmade scarab with an uninscribed base. There are 8 holes for attaching the body of the scarab to wings (now missing). There are also traces of glaze on the surface.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.048 m
Width: 0.031 m

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Materials used in production

Frit

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1445.1943
Primary reference Number: 55856
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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Winged scarab" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/55856 Accessed: 2022-01-21 10:26:47

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