Faience winged scarab
winged scarab; type
Third Intermediate period
Mouldmade faience scarab made in three parts: the body, and 2 wings. winged, with two separate wings, all three pieces pierced around edges; the scarab has 6 holes and the wings 3 holes each. These holes would have been used to tie the object together. The underside of the wings has a linen imprint.
Egypt, production, country
width, 0.14, m
given; 1890; Rev. Greville Chester
Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Object Number: E.SC.4
(record id: 49201; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)