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Heart scarab: E.716.1954

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Current Location: In storage

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Basalt heart scarab. the base is inscribed with 7 lines of text and there is a single line of inscription on the pronotum (back). The name 'Perunefer Amun' (?) is visible on the base. There are traces of red/yellow pigment in the incised areas on both the front and back.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.025 m
Length: 0.06 m
Width: 0.042 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, Robert, Sir

Materials used in production

Basalt

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.716.1954
Primary reference Number: 62789
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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