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Heart scarab: E.SC.289

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Basalt heart scarab, inscribed on the base with 11 lines of text from the Heart Spell of the Book of the Dead and mounted in gold rim. The gold ring is modern and was perhaps used to mount the scarab.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.056 m

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Materials used in production

Basalt

Techniques used in production

Carved

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SC.289
Primary reference Number: 65026
Oldadmincategory: SC
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

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

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