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Heart scarab: E.GA.303.1947

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Description

Frit heart scarab with an uninscribed base and in a modern gold mount. The scarab appears to have been used as a necklace in more recent times. This tye of frit is often called Egyptian blue.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.05 m
Width: 0.036 m

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1947) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Materials used in production

egyptian blue Frit

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.303.1947
Primary reference Number: 61685
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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