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Faience scarab: E.GA.3960.1943

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Faience scarab

Description

Faience mouldamde scarab with a thick outer glaze. The base is uninscribed. There are 6 holes around edge for attachment, possibly to a bead net shroud and wings.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.054 m

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.3960.1943
Primary reference Number: 58411
Oldadmincategory: SC
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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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