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Glazed steatite scarab: E.26.1920

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Glazed steatite scarab

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Glazed steatite scarab inscribed, with a scene showing the king kneeling before an obelisk. The ruler wears the crown of lower egypt and there is a vulture or hawk at the top of the scene, offering protection. The scarab is pierced vertically through the centre.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.018 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920) by Thompson, H., Sir

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved
Glazed

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.26.1920
Primary reference Number: 51870
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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