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Accession_Number E.62.52
adlib_title Egyptian winged scarab
Shape Winged scarab
Shape_description
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Beetle is painted with black pigment and some brown on thorax. Wing bars are painted brown and feathers in black pigment. The underside is highly blackened.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. There are chips all over the object, some that just remove paint others that take some wood as well, particularly on the the left side of the beetle its self. There is a large white deposit on the right wing whcih has collected where some paint has chipped away.
Technique/Style Carved
Provenance
Period Late Dynastic Period
Date 664-332
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0078.jpg
2002.98.0078.jpg
View from above of Egyptian Winged scarab.
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2002.98.0079.jpg
Side view of Egyptian winged scarab.
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2002.98.0080.jpg
Close view of central portion of Egyptian winged Scarab.
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2005.89.0033.jpg

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Front view of a wooden winged scarab.
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2007.99.0110.jpg
Front view of a wooden winged scarab.
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2007.99.0111.jpg
Front profile view of a wooden winged scarab.
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2007.99.0112.jpg
View from above of a wooden winged scarab.
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2007.99.0113.jpg
Front view of a wooden winged scarab.
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2008.08.0258.jpg
Above view of an Egyptian wooden winged scarab.
Comparanda
Bibliography RUCK 2, 101
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 24.9
Diameters 6.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 19.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 26.05.2016
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