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Accession_Number E.62.18
adlib_title Egyptian beetle
Shape Beetle
Shape_description
Material Stone
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Stone scarab, the beetle attatched to a flat base. The thorax consists of parallel straight lines, the upper body is flat, and the 'head' consists of parallelagram like shape a ceratted edge to represent the mouth.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. There is a large chip in the thorax and the edge of the base is highly chipped. The details however remain clear.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0238.jpg
Egyptian stone beetle shown on right with E.62.17 shown on the left
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2002.98.0239.jpg
Back view of Egyptian stone beetle shown on right with E.62.17 shown on the left
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2002.98.0983.jpg
View from above of a stone scarab beetle.
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2002.98.0985.jpg
Back view of a stone scarab beetle.
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2002.98.0987.jpg
Front view of a stone scarab beetle.
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2008.08.0018.jpg
Above view of a small blue scarab beetle.
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2008.08.0024.jpg
Bottom view of a blue scarab beetle.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.1 at longest
Diameters 3.9 at widest
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth: 2.4 at deepest (Mid-point of thorax)
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 10/9/02; 09.01.2006
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