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Scarab: E.GA.905.1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Lion seated in profile to left

Notes

History note: Given by R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Legal notes

Given by R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

Depth: 7 mm
Height: 15.5 mm
Width: 12.5 mm

Relative size of this object

1.3 m1.6 m70 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Later sixth century B.C
Circa -0530 - Circa -0501

School or Style

Graeco-Egyptian

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Green glazed faience

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.905.1943
Primary reference Number: 124077
Gem catalogue number: CG 3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 October 2022 Last processed: Monday 17 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Scarab" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124077 Accessed: 2022-12-08 02:54:27

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