Winged scarab



Accession Number
EC369
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath stelae, Drawer 5
Object Type
Scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, Scarab, Winged scarab
Period
Late Period
Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Length (scarab): 48mm | Width (scarab): 32mm | Length (wings): 32mm | Width (wings): 29mm
Number of Elements
3
Animal
Scarab

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Description

A faience scarab beetle with two wings. The wings and scarab have holes for sewing into mummy wrappings. Such items usually date to the Twenty-sixth Dynasty.