Winged scarab



Accession Number
EC292
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, Scarab, Winged scarab
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 107mm | Width: W310mm | Depth: 14mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Scarab

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Description

A decorated winged wooden scarab with black colouring on its wings. The proportions of the item suggest it may not be a genuine ancient artefact, as the scarab looks big compared to its wings.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 208]