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Egyptian scarab inscribed with the name 'Iy-ib', almost certainly a forgery

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An image of Scarab. Inscribed, with the name 'Iy-ib', almost certainly a forgery. Production Place/Find Spot: Egypt. Depth 0.008 m, length 0.0175 m, width 0.013 m.

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Scarab. Inscribed, with the name 'Iy-ib', almost certainly a forgery. Production Place/Find Spot: Egypt. Depth 0.008 m, length 0.0175 m, width 0.013 m.

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  • Accession Number: E.29.1975
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 683 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Filesize: 71.68kB
  • Exposure time: 1/20
  • ISO Speed: 400
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2011:01:18 15:16:09

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_WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd Ancient Egypt antiquity BC beetles carved Egyptian fake Fitz_ANT forged forgery green insects New Kingdom scarab scarab beetle skarabs

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