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Carnelian scarab: E.GA.1478.1943

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Current Location: In storage


carnelian scarab




Carnelian scarab, inscribed on the base with a sma-tawy motif. The object is pierced lengthways through the centre.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.028 m
Width: 0.02 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.1478.1943
Primary reference Number: 55889
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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