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Quartzite heart scarab: E.GA.1422.1943

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Current Location: In storage

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Quartzite heart scarab

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Description

Quartzite heart scarab. The surface appears to have been burnt and there are traces of resin surviving. The base is uninscribed.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.053 m
Width: 0.038 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Materials used in production

Quartzite

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1422.1943
Primary reference Number: 55833
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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