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Glazed steatite scarab: E.58.1903

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Current Location: In storage

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Glazed steatite scarab

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Description

Glazed steatite scarab with floral motif on teh base consisting of lotus and papyrus. This motif was later used to represent Upper and Lower Egypt. The scarab is pierced lengthways through the centre.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.0125 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by University of Liverpool Garstang Excavations

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved
Glazed

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.58.1903
Primary reference Number: 50665
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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