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Accession_Number E.63.16
adlib_title Egyptian scarab
Shape Scarab
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Small blue scarab on a flat base. The beetle has a line running down its thorax and little detail around the 'mouth'. The base is decorated with an ankh and two other symetrical unidentified symbols.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Very little glaze has been removed but some brown deposit can be found on the underside detail and more so on the right legs of the beetle.
Technique/Style Carved
Provenance Medum
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0930.jpg
2002.98.0930.jpg
View from above of a small blue scarab on a flat base.
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2002.98.0934.jpg
2002.98.0934.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, decorated with an ankh and two other symetrical unidentified symbols.
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2007.99.0067.jpg
2007.99.0067.jpg
View of left side of small blue scarab.
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2007.99.0068.jpg
2007.99.0068.jpg
View of Scarab base, showing hieroglyphics.
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2007.99.0069.jpg
2007.99.0069.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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2008.08.0022.jpg
2008.08.0022.jpg
View from above of a small blue scarab on a flat base.
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2008.08.0027.jpg
2008.08.0027.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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2008.08.0264.jpg
2008.08.0264.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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2008.08.0269.jpg
2008.08.0269.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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2008.08.0275.jpg
2008.08.0275.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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2008.08.0276.jpg
2008.08.0276.jpg
View of the base of a small blue scarab, showing ankh and other symbols.
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Beazley_DB
Height 1.8
Diameters 1.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth: 0.8
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Julia
Date_edited 20/9/02; 26.05.2016
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