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Glazed steatite scarab: E.43.1914

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Current Location: In storage

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Glazed steatite scarab

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Description

Glazed steatite scarab with a decorated base, showing a roughly inscribed cartouch with hieroglyphic symbols. There are four cobras flanking the central cartouche. This scarab is a Ramesside imitation of earlier type of scarab. The centre is pierced lengthways.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.02 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

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.43.1914
Primary reference Number: 51694
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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