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Above Tum's head <> Behind his back <>
Below these figures a sam group, flanked by rekhyt birds.
Legs of scarab in open work, soldered on separately.
Space between body & base at head 5 mm., at tail 9 mm.
Body Frame of three pieces of gold soldered together, a flat base, and 2
hollow frames or trays, one for head end of scarab, other for body end.
Into these were laid the blue glass inlay of the body. Additional details
of wing cases etc. marked by inlaid strips of gold. Eyes were tiny disks of
The glass inlay apparently made up of a number of irregularly shaped
Max. overall height 1.9.
Treatment Washed with water only.