Commemorative Scarab



Green glazed steatite scarab. Only a quarter survives (carapace). Large size which compares well with commemorative scarabs. Some dirt in space between leg and shell. Marked by the excavator 212. Find number 33/212: from the Central City Government Offices: The House of Life: Q42.30. CONDITION NOTE 1998: incomplete, surface dirt, label adhered to surface. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1933. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).