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Obsidian scarab: E.54.1901

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Current Location: In storage

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Obsidian scarab

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Description

An uninscribed obsidian scarab with no piercing through the centre. The scarab comes from an excavated context and can be dated by association with the pottery to the Middle Kingdom. The pottery came from Sudan.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.02 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1901) by The Egyptian Exploration Fund

Materials used in production

Obsidian

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.54.1901
Primary reference Number: 50370
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 July 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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