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Sandstone scarab: E.S.304

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Current Location: In storage


Sandstone scarab




Sandstone scarab. The base of the scarab is decorated with a rearing cobra a nb basket and an ankh sign. The form of cobra and use of sandstone is unusual. The scarab is pierced lengthways through the centre.

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Length: 0.02 m

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.S.304
Primary reference Number: 183616
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

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

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