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Steatite scarab: E.GA.1439.1943

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Current Location: In storage

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Steatite scarab

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Description

Steatite scarab with an uninscribed base and traces of wax on the surface.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.0415 m
Width: 0.028 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Materials used in production

Steatite

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1439.1943
Primary reference Number: 55850
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Audit data

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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