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Faience winged scarab: E.SC.4

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Current Location: In storage

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Faience winged scarab

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Description

Mouldmade faience scarab made in three parts: the body, and 2 wings. winged, with two separate wings, all three pieces pierced around edges; the scarab has 6 holes and the wings 3 holes each. These holes would have been used to tie the object together. The underside of the wings has a linen imprint.

Measurements and weight

Width: 0.14 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1890) by Chester, Greville John, Revd

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SC.4
Primary reference Number: 49201
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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