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Winged scarab: E.70.1935

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Description

Faience winged scarab- the wings are now missing. However, the 6 pierced holes would have originally supported wings at each side. The base is uninscribed. The object would have served a funerary function.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.055 m

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Stevenson, J. J., trustees of

Materials used in production

Faïence

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade Glazed

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.70.1935
Primary reference Number: 53538
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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