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Fragment of a glass scarab: E.GA.1510.1943

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Current Location: In storage

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Fragment of a glass scarab

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Description

Glass scarab with an uninscribed base; the forepart missing. The surface of the base is uneven suggesting that the object was fixed to something. There are traces of glaze on the surface and the glass itself is pitted.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.07 m
Width: 0.056 m

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

Glass

Techniques used in production

Mouldmade

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1510.1943
Primary reference Number: 55921
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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