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naturalistic funerary scarab


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Title naturalistic funerary scarab
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Date 664 - 332 BCE
Description Pale turquoise faience naturalistic funerary scarab with detailed upper and undersides. There is a central loop on the underside to attach to mummy bandages.
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession 80/1945
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, scarab, unspecified scarab, funerary, animal, amulet
Measurements 22 x 14 x 30 mm
Relation References Andrews, C. 1994. Amulets of Ancient Egypt. London: British Museum Press for the Trustees of the British Museum, p. 50-59
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Late Period
Work Type scarab
 

 

 

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