Winged scarab



Accession Number
EC841
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, Scarab, Winged scarab
Period
Late Period
Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 49mm | Width: 94mm | Depth: 14mm
Number of Elements
3 (body and 2 wings)
Animal
Scarab

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Description

A faience scarab with wings in three pieces. Such pieces are usually dated to the Twenty-sixth Dynasty and were sewn onto mummy coverings. Such a winged scarab would be positioned just below the breastbone.