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Glazed steatite scarab: E.39.1914

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Current Location: In storage

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Glazed steatite scarab

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Description

Glazed steatite scarab. The base is decorated with a floral motif. The scarab is pierced through the centre lenghthways. This is one of a group of 3 scarabs that are associated with each other (see E.38.1914 and E.40.1914).

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.015 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved
Glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.39.1914
Primary reference Number: 51690
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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