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Faience scaraboid: E.163.1891

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Faience scaraboid




Faience scaraboid in the form of a cowrie-shell. The object is pierced lengthways through the centre and is decorated on the base with a nefer-sign. The object was mouldmade.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.0145 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1891) by Chester, Greville John, Revd

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.163.1891
Primary reference Number: 49376
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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