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Accession_Number E.62.17
adlib_title Egyptian beetle
Shape Beetle
Shape_description Stone scarab. The beetle is sat on a flat base. The upper body is flat. The antenna and 'head' of the beetle are also detailed.
Material Stone
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration The thorax is made of parallel straight lines. There appears to be a small amount of gold pigment between the beetle and the base, there is no other discernible pigment.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. The details are still clear and there is no obvious damage to the artefact.
Technique/Style Carved
Provenance
Period
Date Unknown
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0238.jpg
Top view of the top of two Egyptian stone scarab beetles.
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2002.98.0240.jpg
Egyptian stone beetle shown on right with E.62.17 shown on the left
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2002.98.0982.jpg
View from above of a stone scarab beetle.
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2002.98.0984.jpg
Back view of a stone scarab beetle.
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2002.98.0986.jpg
Front view of a stone scarab beetle.
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2008.08.0060.jpg
View from above of a stone scarab beetle.
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2008.08.0136.jpg
The object in the centre displays a top view of a stone scarab beetle.
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2008.08.0145.jpg
Egyptian stone scarab, accompanied by two smaller scarabs.
Comparanda
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.6 at longest
Diameters 3.0 at widest
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth: 2.2 at deepest (mid-point of thorax)
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 10.09.2002; 06.01.2006; 10.05.2016
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