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Commemorative scarab: E.86.1934

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Current Location: In storage




Steatite scarab inscribed with the marriage text of Amenhotep III and Tiye. This type of scarab is thought to have been made after the event in order to strengthen the positiion of Tiye. There is a single hole drilled length-ways through the scarab.

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Length: 0.035 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by G.F. Rogers

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Accession number: E.86.1934
Primary reference Number: 53365
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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