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Accession_Number E.62.12
adlib_title Egyptian winged scarab
Shape Winged scarab
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Blue scarab on a flat base, which has vertical lines down the top of the beetle from its throat, and patterned legs. The wings are detached, both with spanned wing decorations. Base is plain. There are 6 small holes on the points of the compass, with 2 at East and at West by the side of the scarab, and three holes on each of the wings. These are at the corners of the joining part to the body of the scarab and one at each end of the wing spans.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Very little glaze has been removed but some brown deposit can be found on the underside and in the holes over all parts.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Late Dynastic
Date 644-322
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1301.jpg
2007.03.1301.jpg
Top view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2007.03.1302.jpg
2007.03.1302.jpg
Top view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2007.03.1303.jpg
2007.03.1303.jpg
Top view of a the base of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2007.99.0039.jpg
2007.99.0039.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian winged scarab.
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2007.99.0040.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian winged scarab.
2007.99.0041.jpg
2007.99.0041.jpg
Rear view of an Egyptian winged scarab.
2007.99.0042.jpg
2007.99.0042.jpg
Top view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2008.08.0054.jpg
2008.08.0054.jpg
Oblique view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2008.08.0272.jpg
2008.08.0272.jpg
Oblique view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2008.08.0273.jpg
2008.08.0273.jpg
Oblique view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2008.08.0274.jpg
2008.08.0274.jpg
Oblique view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
2011.03.0031.jpg
2011.03.0031.jpg
Top view of a blue Egyptian faience winged scarab, with detached wings.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.5
Diameters 3.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Wings are 3.9cm x 2cm each
Location Egypt
Edited_by Amy Stevens; Joana varela
Date_edited 19.04.2007; 24.04.2017
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