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Glazed steaite scarab: E.48.1920

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glazed steaite scarab




Glazed steatite scarab inscribed, with name Maatkare (Hatshepsut), inside a border of a wave pattern that is reminiscent of middle kingdom scarabs. The scarab is pierced through the centre lengthways.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.0125 m

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.48.1920
Primary reference Number: 51892
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 July 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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