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Heart scarab: E.90.1904

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Greywacke heart scarab, inscribed on the base with the Heart spell from the Book of the Dead for Iwaty. There are traces of brown/yellow resin on the surface of the scarab.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.072 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Materials used in production

Greywacke

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.90.1904
Primary reference Number: 50862
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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