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Faience scarab: E.44.1913

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Faience scarab

Description

Faience scarab with an inscribed base containing the name of Amun; the scarab is mounted in a gold ring and is pierced lengthways through the centre. The mount is original and probably formed part of a finger ring.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.008 m

Find spot

  • Riqqeh

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Components of the work

Mount composed of gold Scarab composed of faïence Gold Mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.44.1913
Primary reference Number: 51595
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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