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
Periods
Third Intermediate Period to Late Period
Material
Faience
Measurements
Scarab: Length: 48mm | Height: 10mm | Width: 33mm Left wing: Length: 30mm | Height: 23mm | Depth: 5mm Right wing: Length: 33mm | Height: 21mm | Depth: 4mm
Number of Elements
4
Culture
Egyptian
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.