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Frit winged scarab: E.GA.1445.1943

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Current Location: In storage


Frit winged scarab




Frit mouldmade scarab with an uninscribed base. There are 8 holes for attaching the body of the scarab to wings (now missing). There are also traces of glaze on the surface.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.048 m
Width: 0.031 m

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1445.1943
Primary reference Number: 55856
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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