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Steaite scarab: E.SC.330

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Current Location: In storage

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Steaite scarab

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Description

Steatite scarab with 8 lines of text. There are traces of resin on the surface and part of the object is missing. It is not known when the object came into the museum because it was identified as a forgery and not registered until 2011. We therefore know nothing about its provanance.

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Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SC.330
Primary reference Number: 183598
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Steaite scarab" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/183598 Accessed: 2024-06-19 04:59:22

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